City of Goodyear, Arizona
For Immediate Release: Oct. 20, 2009
$75 Business Registration Permit
Renewal & Fee due Dec. 31
GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (Oct. 20, 2009) Beginning January, 2010, businesses large and small must register with the City of Goodyear and pay a $75 annual registration fee. A business registration permit is required for any person or company doing business in the City of Goodyear, including home-based businesses. Nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, and vendors who sell only at Goodyear Market Place are exempt.
The annual registration term begins January 1, 2010 and is valid through December 31, 2010. Renewal letters will be sent to businesses in late November. Registration and fees must be submitted to the City of Goodyear before Dec. 31. Failure to register and pay the $75 annual business registration fee can result in fines up to $500. The $75 fee cannot be prorated.
Each registered business receives a certificate suitable for framing which must be displayed conspicuously in the place of business.
To register, businesses may mail or hand deliver registration renewal forms or new registration applications along with cash, check or money order for $75, to City of Goodyear Business License Registration, 190 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Registration forms and instructions can be downloaded from www.goodyearaz.gov. Online registration is not available at this time.
When registering as an individual/sole proprietor, the Legal Arizona Workers Act requires applicant to include proof of citizenship, such as driver's license, passport, visa, etc. along with the application.