Make a Business Tax Payment

Deferral of Business Taxes and License Fees

The City of San Francisco is taking measures to support small businesses in San Francisco who are experiencing a slowdown in business as a result of COVID‑19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus.  As part of this citywide effort, the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector will defer taxes for certain businesses and defer license fees.  Learn more.

The Business Tax and Fee Payment Portal provides a summary of unpaid tax, license and fee obligations. You may pay online through this portal, or you may print a stub and mail it with your payment. Most business taxes require you to file your tax return before you will see an obligation in the payment portal. 

Business Tax Payment Portal

The Business Tax and Fee Payment Portal provides a summary of unpaid tax, license and fee obligations. You may pay online through this portal, or you may print a stub and mail it with your payment. Most business taxes require you to file your tax return before you will see an obligation in the payment portal. 

Make a payment

Please note the following:

  • Payment of displayed obligations may not constitute payment in full of all tax, license or fee liabilities.
  • If you do not see all Business Personal Property obligations that you expect, click here and enter your bill number to access the Unsecured Personal Property payment portal.

Please have the following ready:

  • Seven (7) digit Business Account Number.
  • The last four (4) digits of your Tax Identification Number.
  • Your eight (8) character Online PIN.
  • Credit card or checking account information if submitting an electronic payment

Mail your business tax and registration fee payments to:

San Francisco Tax Collector
P.O. Box 7425
San Francisco, CA 94120

To have funds electronically transferred to the City and County of San Francisco’s bank account through ACH (only), the following instructions should be provided to your partnering financial institution:

Banking Institution:Bank of America
Address:

555 Capitol Mall, Suite 765 Sacramento, CA 95814

Branch Locator#148
ABA/Routing Number (ACH):021-052-053
Bank Account Number:87568866
Bank Account Name:City and County of San Francisco
For credit to:Business Tax (TTX)

 

Important Beneficiary Information:
In order to allow for timely and proper credit to your account, please indicate any of the relevant information below in your wire payment description field. If you are making a lump payment for various tax types, please list the tax type and amount for each payment.

If Paying For Any Of These:

Use This Abbreviated Name:

And Indicate:

Access Line Tax

ALT

Business Account Number

Administrative Office Tax

AOT

Business Account Number

Cigarette Litter Abatement Fee

CIG

Location Identification number (LIN)

Commercial Rents Tax

CR

Business Account Number

Gross Receipts Tax

GR

Business Account Number

Homeless Gross Receipts Tax

HGR

Business Account Number

Moscone Expansion District Fee

MED

Location Identification number (LIN)

Parking Tax

PARKING

Location Identification number (LIN)

Payroll Expense Tax

PY

Business Account Number

Registration Fee

REG

Business Account Number

Stadium Admission Tax

SD

Business Account Number

Sugary Drinks Tax

SUGARY

Location Identification number (LIN)

Tourism Improvement District Fee

TID

Location Identification number (LIN)

Traffic Congestion Mitigation Tax

TCM

Business Account Number

Transient Occupancy Tax

TOT

Location Identification number (LIN)

Utility Users Tax

UUT

Business Account Number

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 311 (within S.F. only) or (415) 701-2311 for account information

If you prefer to pay via wire, please submit an online 311 request using the button below.  We will email you instructions within one (1) business day. 

Request wire instructions

 

Need Further Assistance?

Visit our Help Center to submit a question.  Questions submitted before 7:00 pm will receive a response on the SAME DAY. Questions submitted after 7:00 pm will receive a response by the next business day.

Deferral of Business Taxes and License Fees

The City of San Francisco is taking measures to support small businesses in San Francisco who are experiencing a slowdown in business as a result of COVID‑19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus.  As part of this citywide effort, the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector will defer taxes for certain businesses and defer license fees.  Learn more.