Non-Profit Exemption

A Nonprofit exemption is available for a Nonprofit organization or corporation conducting, managing or carrying on of any business, occupation or activity from a fixed place of business in the city. Those who qualify only pay an administrative fee for a Business Tax Certificate, and do not have to pay the Business License tax.

To qualify as non-profit:
1. The organization’s articles of incorporation if changed withing the last 5 years
2. Evidence of the organization’s non-profit status
    (i.e. federal or state tax exempt status letter or recent tax return)
3. Administrative fee ($20)

Ventura Municipal Code - 4.155.430
Ventura Municipal Code - 4.155.440

Business License Documents


Please contact the Business Tax Office for more information about how to claim this exemption at (805) 658-4715.