The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector serves as the banker, tax collector, collection agent, and investment officer for the City and County of San Francisco.
Offices Closed & COVID-19 Response
Due to the San Francisco Department of Public Health Order for City residents to shelter in place, our City Hall offices are currently closed. In-person payments at City Hall will not be available during this time. If you have any further questions, please visit our Help Center or call 311.
The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector has taken several actions to alleviate the growing financial burdens on San Francisco taxpayers and to address the related economic downturn due to COVID-19. Learn more about property and business tax relief and find additional resources.
Business Registration Renewal Deadline
The 2021 Business Registration deadline has been deferred from May 31, 2020 to March 1, 2021. Business Registration Certificates issued for 2019-2020 will remain valid through March 1, 2021. Any business that can pay the registration fee now is encouraged to do so—now more than ever the City is relying on tax revenues to fund essential services like hospitals and transportation. Renew 2020-21 Business Registration.
Learn more about the deferral of the business registration deadline.
José Cisneros is the elected Treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco. As Treasurer, he serves as the City’s banker and Chief Investment Officer, managing all tax and revenue collection for San Francisco. Appointed in 2004, and first elected in 2005, Cisneros has used his experience in the tech and banking industries to enhance and modernize taxpayer systems and successfully manage the City’s portfolio through a major recession.
Treasurer Cisneros believes that his role of safeguarding the City’s money extends to all San Francisco residents, and continues to expand his role as a financial educator and advocate for low-income San Franciscans through award-winning programs like Kindergarten to College, Bank On San Francisco and the Financial Justice Project. Cisneros served as Vice Chair on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, and is currently Co-Chair of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Coalition.