Section 26-111 License tax.


    (a) Every person engaged in the business of supplying natural gas service in the city for compensation for any purpose shall pay to the city a license tax in an amount equal to seven (7) per cent of the annual gross receipts of such business.

    (b) The gas service company shall pay the license tax required in paragraph (a) of this sectionfor each month, within thirty (30) days after the last day of each month.

    (c) The tax required to be paid by this article shall be in lieu of any other occupation tax required of any person engaged in the business described in paragraph (a) of this section, but nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to exempt any such person from the payment to the city of the tax which the city levies upon the real or personal property belonging to any such person, nor the tax required of merchants or manufacturers for the sale of anything other than natural gas service, nor shall the tax herein required exempt any such person from the payment of any other tax which may lawfully be required other than an occupation tax on the business described in paragraph (a) of this section.

    (d) The seven (7) per cent license tax on annual gross receipts required in paragraph (a) of this section shall not be required and collected on natural gas sold to the city water and light utility for power generation purposes.

(Code 1964, § 11.210)