Payment Methods for Businesses


Pay your tax bills online or in person with no service fee by providing your checking account information. Service fees may apply for credit card or debit card payments.


Select your payment method:




Our payment systems support Microsoft Internet Explorer 11+, Windows EDGE and current versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. If you choose to use a browser other than the ones listed, your experience may not be optimal or secure. Please check and/or update your browser version before making a payment.

Acceptable forms of payment: Credit card, debit card, or electronic check (eCheck). Maximum online payment amount accepted is $5,000,000.


Required eCheck information:


Prior to submitting an eCheck/ACH payment, we recommend that you confirm with your financial institution whether your account allows such transactions. Some examples of unacceptable checks/accounts are:

3rd Party Checks
Brokerage Account Checks
Cashier’s Checks
Corporate Checks**
Credit Card Checks
Equity Line Checks
Money Market Checks
Money Orders
Savings Account
Traveler's Checks
US Treasury Check






** Electronic Check option is not available for taxpayers with corporate accounts that have ACH debit block and filters in place.


In Person


Acceptable forms of payment: cash, check (personal, business, money order, cashier's check) and using the public access computers to pay by credit card, debit card, electronic check (eCheck) during business hours (Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) at:

Treasurer & Tax Collector's Office
City Hall, Room 140
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA  94102
(view map)


It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that payments are successfully received by the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector by the indicated due dates. Payments not received for any reason will result in penalties, interest and/or administrative fees applied to your account.  Bank rejected transactions may be subject to $50 returned item fee.


Make check/money order payable to "SF Tax Collector" and include Business Account Number (BAN) on the memo line of the check. The canceled check/money order stub serves as your receipt. Do not send cash. Mail payments to:

Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
P.O. Box 7425
San Francisco, CA 94120-7425


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Wire Transfer

Funds may be electronically transferred to the City and County of San Francisco’s account either through the Federal Wire System or ACH. Specific wiring instructions should be provided to your bank.




Need Further Assistance?  Submit a service request.  A Representative will contact you on the SAME DAY of the request if submitted prior to 7:00 pm. Requests received after 7:00 pm will receive a response by the next business day.