Taxes & Fees

The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector collects more than 180 taxes and fees that are required by the San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code.

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                       Annual Business Taxes

In general, everyone engaging in business within the City must register within 15 days after commencing business and renew the registration every year by May 31st. Some businesses are also required to file and pay the Gross Receipts Tax and other annual taxes. Click on a tax below to learn more and to file a return. 

Proposition F was approved by San Francisco voters on November 2, 2020 and became effective January 1, 2021. Proposition F eliminates the City’s Payroll Expense Tax and gradually raises the Gross Receipts Tax rates across most industries while temporarily lowering those rates for some small businesses in certain industries.

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