[Ord. No. 732 §§1 — 2, 8-15-1978; Ord. No. 2253 §1, 4-18-2006; Ord. No. 2283B §1, 9-19-2006]
Every person, firm, company or corporation now or hereafter engaged in the business of furnishing exchange telephone service in the City of Parkville shall pay to said City an occupation license fee.
The license fee for the year 1978 shall be made in two (2) payments. The first (1st) payment shall be made on the first (1st) day of July, 1978 and shall be in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), thereafter the license fee for the last six (6) months of 1978 and subsequent years shall be a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the licensee's gross receipts for furnishing telephone exchange service within the City. The licensee shall not later than February 1, 1979 make a report to the Governing Body of the City of Parkville, licensee's gross receipts from such telephone service within the City for the period from July 1, 1978 through December 31, 1978, and shall pay into the City Treasury the aforesaid license fee based on the gross receipts so reported. For years subsequent to 1978, the licensee shall not later than August first (1st) and February (1st) respectively of each year make a report to the Governing Body of the City of Parkville, licensee's gross receipts as aforesaid for the six (6) month periods ending June thirtieth (30th) and December thirty-first (31st) respectively and at the time of making such reports shall pay into the City Treasury the aforesaid license fee based upon the gross receipts so reported. As a part of such license fee any license hereunder shall at his or its own expense upon request of the City furnish to the City satisfactory proof, by audit or otherwise, of the total amount of gross receipts of furnishing such telephone exchange service for any year in question.