I do part-time consulting/independent contractor work from my home. Do I have to get a business license?

Yes, businesses both large and small are required to obtain a Santa Ana Business License to be in compliance with the Santa Ana Municipal Code. If the consulting work or other independent contractor work is done from a location within the City limits, such as your residence, you are required to obtain a City of Santa Ana Business License. (Note: hobbyists and part-time businesses making less than $3,036 per year may apply for a reduced gratuitous license fee.)

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