Any person or company conducting business within the City of San Jose must pay business tax prior to beginning business activity in the City -– this is required whether or not an office is located in San Jose. Once the tax has been paid, a business license certificate will be provided to the person or company. This certificate also serves as an official receipt showing that tax was paid. The certificate must be displayed conspicuously in your place of business.
To find out more information about business tax for the City of San Jose, please visit the City Finance Department.
How BOS Partners Can Help:
For further information and support regarding business taxes that may be required for your type of business, contact one or more of the BOS partners below -– each has information and resources that can assist you:
- City of San Jose - Finance
- Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Silicon Valley
- Internal Revenue Service
- San Jose BioCenter
- Silicon Valley SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business
- Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center
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