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Find info about Measure E?

Finance

Measure E is a ½ cent transactions and use tax for General services. The tax was effective April 1, 2006 and will not expire. As part of the ordinance, the Measure E Oversight Committee (Measure E Committee) was formed to make recommendations to the City Council and...

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Find info about Measure G?

Finance

Measure G is a 1 cent transactions and use tax for General services. The tax was effective April 1, 2015 and will expire in 15 years.

With the passage of Measure G in November 2014, the City is now in a position to make strategic investments to restore services...

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Sign up for the Senior's Utilities User Tax Exemption?

Finance

Visit the Senior's Utility User Tax Exemption page to find the signup form and instructions.

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Buy Residential, Guest, or Daily parking permits online?

Finance

You can buy these permits online here . If you are a first time user you will need to register, providing your license plate number.

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Apply for a new business license?

Finance

New Business License Application

  • Please fill out the business license application, send it to [email protected] for business address approval. If it’s a home address, ask them for a HOP form.
  • Once the address is approved, please forward that approval to [email protected] along with...
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    Pay a parking ticket?

    Finance

    To pay your parking citation, you can either:

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    Become a vendor with the City of Salinas?

    Finance

    To receive a bid packet, or to find out how you may become a vendor with the City of Salinas, please contact our Purchasing Division at (831) 758-7371 or by fax at (831) 775-4268.

    You can find more information about current bid requests on the Bid Request/RFP page...

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    Know if I need a business license?

    Finance

    Businesses (unless excluded under the Salinas Municipal Code - Chapter 19) operating within the City limits of Salinas are required to have a business license, including businesses which operate from the home. The business license tax is one of the primary sources of revenue for the City....

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    Seller's Permit?

    Finance

    A Seller’s Permit Number is required for all persons selling tangible property which is subject to State Sales and Use Tax. A Seller’s Permit may be obtained from the State Board of Equalization , 950 E. Blanco Road, Suite 202, Salinas, CA 93901, (831) 754-4500.

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