Oh. Wild Fish Has No Business License In Addition To Unpaid Taxes

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Liz Jacobs, owner of Wild Fish on Lighthouse Avenue, leads the city-sanctioned  downtown Business Improvement District board, or BID, which holds marketing events to draw more people to P.G. But Jacobs, the chair of the board, has not remitted business license tax for the restaurant at 545 Lighthouse for two fiscal years — even though the group she heads pays for its programs with the same tax dollars.

OK, delinquent taxes, no business license. How are they on health department inspections or payroll deductions? Place is starting to resemble a grease fire of infractions.

Oh. Wild Fish Has No Business License In Addition To Unpaid Taxes

Wild Fish Owes $126,750 In Unpaid Taxes, Is That Winning?

Parklet gadfly also got $533,000 in Covid relief government handouts. Is that Excellence in tax cheating or what?

According to the recorder’s office in Salinas, Flying Kipper Corp. faces three liens from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration for unpaid sales taxes from Oct. l, 2022, to Dec. 31, 2023, amounting to $116,987.66 including a $25,209.86 lien that was filed with the recorder’s office Tuesday — and a lien from the Monterey County Tax Collector for $9,765.12. In all, the restaurant’s unpaid taxes amount to $126,752.78. A lien is a legal claim to property that prevents the owner from selling it without first settling the debt.

Liz Jacobs

The ugly parklet blocks the view of the block. No P.G. charm here, just an expensive restaurant hiding from the tax man.

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Wild Fish Owes $126,750 In Unpaid Taxes, Is That Winning?