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(A) The owner, agent or legal representative of every business subject to this chapter, whether listed in the classification index or not, shall register the business and make application for a business license on or before the due date of each year provided a new business shall be required to have a business license prior to operation within the municipality, and an annexed business shall be required to have a business license within 30 days of the annexation. A license for a bar (NAICS 722410) must be issued in the name of the individual who has been issued a state alcohol, beer or wine permit or license and will have actual control and management of the business.
(B) Application shall be on a form provided by the License Official which shall contain the social security number and/or the federal employer's identification number, the business name as reported on the South Carolina income tax return, and all information about the applicant and the licensee and the business deemed appropriate to carry out the purpose of this chapter by the License Official. Applicants may be required to submit copies of portions of state and federal income tax returns reflecting gross receipts and gross revenue figures.
(C) The applicant shall certify under oath that the information given in the application is true, that the gross income is accurately reported or estimated for a new business without any unauthorized deductions, and that all assessments, personal property taxes on business property and other monies due and payable to the municipality have been paid.
(Ord. 2019-04, passed 6-18-2019)