Who is required to purchase a business license?

Every person involved or intending to become involved in any calling, business, occupation, or profession; in total or in part, within the City of Beaufort is required to pay an annual business license fee based on gross income. Gross income is defined as the total revenue a businesses received or accrues during a calendar year collected or to be collected from business done within the city limits Beaufort. Gross income excludes incomes from business done wholly outside of the City of Beaufort on which a license tax is paid to another municipality.

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1. Who is required to purchase a business license?
2. I live in the City of Beaufort, but I work from home, what type of license do I need?
3. Are there any other special requirements for a business license?
4. Are commercial and residential contractors required to be licensed in your city?
5. Are there any other applicable fees?
6. Does the City of Beaufort have any business license incentives?
7. Can I transfer my license to someone else?
8. What forms of payment are accepted?
9. How long is a City Business License valid for?
10. Are there any special requirements for closing my business?