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Business License FAQ

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  • Do you take credit card payments for license applications and renewals?

  • I work for a 501C3 non-profit organization. Do we need a business license? Do we need to pay a fee?

  • I rent commercial property in Gilbert. Do I need a business license?

  • I operate the same business in multiple locations within Gilbert. Do I need more than 1 business license?

  • I operate more than 1 business in Gilbert. Do I need a separate business license for each location? If so, do I need to pay the fee for each license?

  • I already have a Business License in Gilbert. Do I need a Transient Merchant License to participate in a special event as a vendor?

  • What if I do not have a business in Gilbert but I want to sell items at multiple events in Gilbert? Do I have to pay $15 for each event?

  • I do not have a business in Gilbert but I will be selling items at a special event in Gilbert. Do I need a Business License?

  • Do I need a TPT License?

  • What is a TPT License?

  • How do I apply for a Business License?

  • If I sell my business, is my Business License transferable to the new owner?

  • Is my Business License still valid if I move to a new location?

  • How do I cancel my business license?

  • How often do I renew my Business License?

  • How much does a Business License cost?

  • I will be peddling, soliciting, conducting roadside sales, and/or junk collecting in Gilbert: what will I need to do to before conducting business in Gilbert?

  • My business is conducted solely on the internet from my home. Do I still need a Home-Based Business License?

  • Do I need to complete a Home-Based Business Supplement if all my business activities are conducted off site, i.e. landscaping, construction, mobile services, etc?

  • What if I don’t receive my business license certificate within 7 working days?

  • How long will it take to process my business license application?