Renew Business Registration

All persons doing business in San Francisco must have a current business registration.

Renew 2022-2023 Business Registration

Instructions

View our instructional video.

New this year:

Most businesses that have previously reported under $50,000 in Gross Receipts and zero employees will receive a bill and will not be required to file a renewal.

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Additional Information

You will need the following information to complete the renewal and to calculate the business registration fee:

  • Your 2021 taxable San Francisco gross receipts 
  • The business activities that describe your business
  • Average number of employees per week

Most businesses should have received a bill for the 2021-22 Business Registration Fee and do not need to file a return. If you received instructions from our office to complete the 2021-22 Business Registration Renewal (Due November 1, 2021), use the button below to download the renewal form.  Please fill out, print and sign the form before mailing it to the address provided along with your payment.

2021-22  Business Registration Renewal Form 

If your only business activity in San Francisco is as a driver for a TAXI and/or a Transportation Network Company (TNC), you are no longer required to register as a business, or renew your existing business registration. 

Business Registration Fees are based on San Francisco gross receipts or payroll expense for the current calendar year, and the business activity types selected. Use Schedule B if your business consists solely of the business activities of Certain Services (e.g. Repair/Maintenance, Personal/Laundry, Civic Orgs), Retail Trade, and/or Wholesale Trade (described on page 1 of the Application).  If your business does anything else, use Schedule A.

What is my business activity?
What are San Francisco Gross Receipts?

Business Registration Fees for the registration year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023.

2021 San Francisco Gross ReceiptsSchedule ASchedule BState Fee
$0 to $100,000$54$44$4
$100,000.01 to $250,000$89$75$4
$250,000.01 to $500,000$150$119$4
$500,000.01 to $750,000$300$239$4
$750,000.01 to $1,000,000$419$359$4
$1,000,000.01 to $1,500,000$599$494$4
$1,500,000.01 to $2,000,000$838$692$4
$2,000,000.01 to $2,500,000$359$239$4
$2,500,000.01 to $7,500,000$599$479$4
$7,500,000.01 to $15,000,000$1,797$1,348$4
$15,000,000.01 to $25,000,000$5,992$4,494$4
$25,000,000.01 to $50,000,000$14,982$8,989$4
$50,000,000.01 to $100,000,000$26,969$17,979$4
$100,000,000.01 to $200,000,000$35,959$23,972$4
$200,000,000.01 and over$41,951$35,959$4

 

For businesses that qualify as Administrative Offices, the following Business Registration Fees apply for the registration year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023.

2021 San Francisco Payroll Expense2022-23 AOT RateState Fee
$0 to $2,500,000$18,288$4
$2,500,000.01 to $25,000,000$30,481$4
$25,000,000.01 or more$42,674$4

 

New businesses that register after the beginning of the registration year will have their registration fees prorated, except for those who qualify for the minimum registration fee for Schedule A or Schedule B  and AOT Rate.  

Business Start Date  Prorated Fee
July 1 - September 30100% of the fee
October 1 - December 3175% of the fee
January 1 - March 3150% of the fee
April 1 - June 3025% of the fee

 

Businesses that qualify for the First Year Free program, but start before July 1, 2022, will be required to pay 2022-23 business registration fees (fees for the 2021-2022 year will be waived). 

If you would like an updated certificate, visit our Help Center and submit a business question. 

If you do not have your eight (8) character Online PIN, you may request your PIN here. Processing time may take up to 3-5 business days. You will be unable to renew online without your PIN.

If you are no longer in business, go to Business Account Update and close your account.

Click here if you are having technical difficulties. Here you will find updates on any known issues and receive instructions on reporting difficulties.

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.