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FAQ Tag: business tax certificate

How can I print a copy of my business license?

Create an account profile at https://elicense.cityofsanrafael.org/Home/SignIn.  By logging into this profile, you can renew, close, or print documents from one or more linked business license accounts.

Why did I receive a business tax certificate?

“Business tax certificate” is simply a more accurate term for what is commonly referred to as a “business license.”  Our Finance Department collects business tax but does not regulate businesses; therefore, we are trying to minimize the use of the term “business license,” which suggests the granting of permission.

Why isn’t there an expiration date on my business certificate?

To save paper, postage, and staff time, we are no longer printing new certificates every time a license is renewed, unless there is a significant change such as a new business name or address. You can view expiration dates in the online business registry.

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