Register a Business
San Francisco's Business and Tax Regulations Code requires that every person engaging in business within the City must register within 15 days after commencing business. The business registration is then renewed in May on an annual basis.
First Year Free
First Year Free is a new program to support and revive San Francisco small businesses as the City recovers from the pandemic. The program waives the cost of initial registration fees, initial license fees, first-year permit, and other applicable fees for qualifying businesses.
Renew Business Registration
Business Registration is generally valid for one fiscal year July 1st through June 30th. The business registration is then renewed in May on an annual basis.
Manage Your Business
Manage your account with the Online Account Update application. Renew your business registration. Reset your PIN. Request a Penalty Waiver or Refund. Close your business.
Taxes & Fees
The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector collects business various taxes and fees that are required by the San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code.