CITY HALL REVENUE COUNTER CLOSURE - Walk-in access to the City Hall Revenue Services Counter will not be available beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020.
PAYMENTS ACCEPTED - Payments will be accepted through on-line systems, City Hall drop box on H Street or by mail.
BUSINESS OPERATION TAX - Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMIT - Can be renewed by mail or online during this time. Information on the permit program can be found here.
DEPP RENEWALS - DEPP can be renewed online during this period.
PARKING CITATIONS - Inquiries for parking citations can be submitted online.
The City of Sacramento does not issue a business license. All businesses that operate in the City of Sacramento or do business with the City of Sacramento must pay a business operation tax. Follow the steps below to apply for your business operation tax account.
The City of Sacramento does not issue a general business license, but does require all businesses that operate in the City of Sacramento to obtain a Business Operations Tax certificate.
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APPLY FOR A BUSINESS OPERATION TAX ACCOUNT (BOT)
- Complete a on-line. This is a tax levied on all businesses that operate in the City of Sacramento and is paid annually.
- Cannabis business? All cannabis businesses need a business operation tax account.
- Working from 德扑圈app官方下载home? If you operate your business from your residence, you will need a 德扑圈app官方下载home occupation permit in addition to the business operation tax. The 德扑圈app官方下载home occupation permit is a one time fee. Become familiar with the 德扑圈app官方下载home occupation permit requirements and restrictions before you apply. Your 德扑圈app官方下载home occupation permit application must be submitted along with your business operation tax application.
- Submit your application(s) in person or by mail to Revenue Division 915 I Street, Room 1214, Sacramento, CA 95814.
- Fees are due at the time of application. You can find explanations of the fees for the different business types here. You may also use the Business Tax Calculator below. The business operation tax is an annual fee. The 德扑圈app官方下载home occupation permit is a one time fee.
- What happens next? Your new business application is routed to the Community Development Department to ensure that the business will be conducted in an appropriately zoned location.
- After your business receives zoning approval, you will be mailed a business operations tax certificate.
- For questions regarding the status of your application or renewal, you may contact Revenue Services, weekdays, 9 am to 1:00 pm at (916) 808-8500. You may also contact us electronically.
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