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Business Privilege and Mercantile Tax

+ My locality imposes a Business Privilege Mercantile Tax. What is this tax?

+ What is the definition of a “Business” for the Business Privilege and/or Mercantile Tax?

+ Are any business activities excluded from the Business Privilege and Mercantile Tax?

+ What is the meaning of Gross Receipts?

+ Are there any allowable exclusions or deductions when calculating “Gross Receipts”?

+ Is rental property subject to the Business Privilege Tax?

+ Can I download the Business Privilege and/or Mercantile Tax Return?

+ What supporting documentation should I include when I file the Business Privilege and Mercantile Tax Return?

+ How are Mercantile Licenses issued?

+ Are there any fines or penalties for not filing or paying the Business Privilege tax?

+ Where do I file and pay the tax due?