[R.O. 2012 §625.010; CC 1992 §21-7; Ord. No. 1566 §2, 3-3-1980; Ord. No. 1826 §1, 6-13-1988; Ord. No. 1901 §1, 10-16-1989]
Intent — Rates Generally. It is the purpose of this Section to continue the occupational license tax on businesses supplying electrical, telephone, cable TV, information systems, water or gas service or any combination thereof to areas within the City at a sum equal to six percent (6%) of the gross receipts derived by any utilities within the City, and also to reduce the amount of such charges to industrial users of electricity when the electricity provider passes the license tax charges along in full on to the user, pursuant to the schedule set forth in Subsection (B) of this Section.
[R.O. 2012 §625.015; Ord. No. 3680 §1, 9-20-2011; Ord. No. 3777 §1, 2-11-2013]
The gross receipts tax imposed upon electric corporations, including, but not limited to, Ameren Missouri, pursuant to Section 620.010(A) of the Code of the City of Union, shall be maintained at its existing rate of six percent (6%), despite the tariff awarded by the PSC to Ameren Missouri effective on January 2, 2013.
[R.O. 2012 §625.020; CC 1992 §21-8; Ord. No. 1566 §2, 3-3-1980]
All such persons described in Section 620.010 shall file with the City Clerk on or before the last day of April, 1980, a sworn statement of the gross receipts of such person for the period from January 1, 1980, to March 31, 1980, and payment of such tax so stated shall be made to the City Collector on or before the last day of April, 1980. Thereafter such statements and payments shall be made on or before the last day of May, 1980, and on or before the last day of each month thereafter for the gross receipts for the preceding month.
[R.O. 2012 §625.030; CC 1992 §21-9; Ord. No. 1566 §2, 3-3-1980]
The payment of the tax required in Section 620.010 shall be in lieu of any other occupation or license tax, but shall not be construed to exempt any person from the payment of levies upon real or personal property or merchant's or manufacturer's taxes, nor shall the tax required in Section 620.010 exempt any person from the payment of any other tax which may be lawfully required.
[R.O. 2012 §625.040; CC 1992 §21-10; Ord. No. 1566 §2, 3-3-1980]
The City Clerk or his/her duly authorized designate shall be authorized to investigate the correctness of the statement required in Section 620.020, and for that purpose the City Clerk shall have access at all reasonable times to books, papers and records in order to ascertain the accuracy thereof.