Toppenish city license

Requirements and fees

General business license
Variable

The city of Toppenish requires a license for all businesses located within city limits, or conducting business within city limits. If you are not sure if you will do business within the city limits, contact the city directly before you apply.

License fee is determine by number of employees (FTEs) who work within the city limits of Toppenish.

Method for calculating FTEs
The minimum number of FTEs is one. This includes self-employed persons, sole proprietors, owners, managers, and partners, except that two part-time employees shall be deemed to be the equivalent of one full-time employee.

Origination fee:

License fee: $40
Employee fee: $10 per full-time equivalent (FTE) employee.
The maximum employee fee is $600

Renewal fee:

License fee: $40
Employee fee: $10 per full-time equivalent (FTE) employee.
The maximum employee fee is $600
Nonprofit businesses
$0

Nonprofit businesses must be licensed. To qualify as a nonprofit, the business must comply with Toppenish Municipal Code 5.01.

Origination fee: $0

Renewal fee: $0

Non-resident businesses
Variable

If your business is physically located outside city limits, but conducts business within city limits, your license fee is determined by gross annual income earned within this city’s limits.

Method for calculating FTEs
The minimum number of FTEs is one. This includes self-employed persons, sole proprietors, owners, managers, and partners, except that two part-time employees shall be deemed to be the equivalent of one full-time employee.

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
$0 through $2,000 $0
Above $2,000 $40 + $10 per full-time equivalent (FTE) employee
The maximum employee fee is $600

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
$0 through $2,000 $0
Above $2,000 $40 + $10 per full-time equivalent (FTE) employee
The maximum employee fee is $600
Businesses exempt from city licensing

Your business may be exempt from getting a city business license. For more information, please contact the city directly.

Apply for a city license

State tax registration $0
Registering your business name as a trade name $5
Business license application fee Variable

Online

Need help?
Setting up your business licensing and tax account
How to add a city license endorsement


By mail

Complete the following and mail to:

Business License Application and City Addendum

Business Licensing Service
P.O. Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034