Extension of due dates for payment of City of Anderson Business Licenses and Hospitality taxes: On March 23rd the Anderson City Council passed a resolution that will allow deferred payments of fees, without penalty, for businesses that have been adversely affected due to COVID-19.
RESOLUTION NO. 20-01
A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR
AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA
EXTENDING THE DUE DATE
FOR PAYMENT OF BUSINESS
LICENSE AND HOSPITALITY TAXES
WHEREAS, payment of the City of Anderson Business License Tax is due on or before April 30, 2020, and
WHEREAS, Hospitality Taxes are due on the 20th of the month following the month of collection, and
WHEREAS, restrictions placed on many businesses due to COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a decrease in revenues, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the City Council to defer payments of taxes for those businesses that have been affected.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANDERSON THAT:
- Businesses that have been adversely affected due to COVID-19 pandemic may defer payment of their license fee until June 30, 2020, without penalty.
- A request for the deferment must be included on the application for the license which must be submitted by April 30, 2020. Penalties will be enforced if an application is not filed.
- Hospitality taxes collected during February must be paid by March 20, 2020. There will be no penalty charged for hospitality taxes collected beginning March 1, 2020, provided reports are filed timely and paid by June 30, 2020.
- This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption by Mayor and Council of the City of Anderson.