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Taxes and Other Regulation Quick Links

This link will give you quick information on: the NM Taxation and Revenue Department (GRT), music licensing, restaurant loans and financing, restaurant scams and general business quick links.

Operating Costs

  • The New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) is a required piece of your operating budget.  The gross receipts tax rate varies throughout the state depending on the location of your business. Recent changes to your area may have occurred and went into effect 7/1/21.  Click here to view the tax rate schedule for your area.  The NM Gross Receipts tax is subject to change each January and July

Scams on Restaurant Operators

Music Licensing


General Business Restaurant Financing and more…

  • WESST – offers business education and small loans
  • The Loan Fund – provides loans and lines of credit to small businesses and business startups in New Mexico.
  • State Economic Development Dept
  • www.generalservices.state.nm.us – if you wish to do business with the state of NM
  • Business Census – Most businesses will be receiving a census form in the late part of 2012. Every 5 years, the Economic Census develops a comprehensive portrait of American business, from the national to the local level. Timely and accurate data are vital to effective public policy and important to our association and membership.
  • Best Insurance for Your Restaurant – Which types of insurance is best for your restaurant? Find out here.

Financing Your Restaurant

Serving Customers 

Marketing Your Restaurant

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