|SPECIAL NOTICE RE: FRESNO CITY BUSINESS TAX CERTIFICATE|
Due to an error, the City of Fresno business tax returns mailed on March 29, 2013, included
tax certificates with incorrect expiration dates.
A CORRECTED TAX CERTIFICATE WILL BE MAILED TO THE AFFECTED BUSINESSES THE WEEK OF APRIL 8, 2013.
If you received a tax certificate with an April 30, 2013 expiration date in error and
HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED the corrected certificate by 04/15/13,
please contact the Business Tax Division for assistance:
Telephone: (559) 621-6880 Mon-Thurs 10 AM – 5 PM
Public Lobby: Fresno City Hall, Tulare & P Street Mon. – Thurs. 10 AM – 5 PM
|SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING STATE LAW SB1186|
Under state law SB1186, effective January 1, 2013, the City of Fresno is required
to collect a $1.00 fee from local businesses on behalf of the State of California.
This $1.00 fee will be collected each time a business applies for a tax certificate
or renews any tax certificate issued by the City of Fresno Business Tax Division.
For more information about how the fee affects your City of Fresno tax returns,
please check the FAQs at this link:
Fresno SB1186 FAQs
NOW AVAILABLE: ONLINE BUSINESS TAX PAYMENT
The City of Fresno Business Tax Division is pleased to
present a quick and convenient way to pay your
business tax and renew your tax certificate.
Just go to: https://businesstax.fresno.gov/WebRenewals/
You will need your tax certificate account number
and your web security code.
You may obtain this information from your current tax return, or by contacting Business Tax Customer Service at
(559) 621-6880, Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
|Business Tax/Dog License Section Hours|
|In order to maintain quality customer service with current staff resources, the City of Fresno Business Tax/Dog License Section has changed its customer service office hours. Customer service staff is available Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Both the public counter and phone service are closed on Fridays. Taxicab, mobile vendor, and other types of business permits are handled by appointment only. You may contact the Business Tax/Dog License Section at (559) 621-6880 during business hours.|
Welcome to the City of Fresno Business Tax Division web page! We hope the information you find here will be helpful to you in your business operations.
To give the people of the Fresno the best every day, the City of Fresno Business Tax Division:
- Supports public health and safety by collecting tax revenue to fund city-wide services like street maintenance, police, fire, and other emergency services
- Encourages business to do its part to preserve Fresno’s status as an All-American City by complying with Fresno Municipal tax code
- Assists new businesses in completing the steps necessary to begin successful operations
- Protects and serves the citizens of Fresno by regulating permits for various industries and occupations
- Provides information on local businesses for consumers and potential customers
From this page, you may access information about how to start your own business, apply for a business tax certificate, pay your tax payment online, start the approval process for business permits, download forms, look up information about existing businesses, view new business license recipients or use our Business Directory. Our Frequently Asked Questions section has useful answers to many common questions. Or you may contact our Customer Service division at (559) 621-6880 or email@example.com.