The Finance Department is responsible for issuing and collecting taxes for business licenses.
The City of Newman requires that you obtain a business license before starting business within the city limits of Newman. The business license fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30. Generally, every person who engages in business in the City shall pay a license fee of $79.00 per year. Those engaged in a home occupation, shall pay a license fee of $54.00 per year and a one time home occupation fee of $25.00. Fees are not refundable. An Occupancy Inspection Fee of $75.00 will also be collected. License payments are to be paid in advance annually and are due on the first day of July.