What Defines A Business in Tenino?
All businesses that are defined as for-profit businesses under the U.S. Internal Revenue Service code are required to have a business license.
Any business that physically conducts business inside the City of Tenino, whether or not it has a physical structure in Tenino, is required to have a business license, including delivery and repair businesses.
Internet businesses and home-based businesses physically located in Tenino are also required to get a license and comply with relevant zoning restrictions.
Non-profits must obtain a business license but are not required to pay the license fee.
Service businesses operated by those younger than 18, such as a lawn-mowing business, lemonade stands or newspaper delivery businesses, are not required to have a business license.