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Business Tax Account Online Application

CITY OF FREMONT - Business Tax Account Application:
Online business tax applications are available for most businesses, and certain business types are ineligible to apply online. Examples of businesses that may not apply online include: Barber, Beauty Salon, Child Care/Day Care, Non-Profit or Exempt, Food Trucks, Peddlers, Massage Technicians/Establishments, Residential Care Facility, Taxi Driver/Taxi Company. Note that this is not an all-inclusive list.

If your business is eligible to apply for a business tax certificate online, click on the 'Begin' button to start the online application process.

You may also use this online application to change your business location, owner, or type. If your business is not eligible to apply online, you will need to complete our fillable New Business Tax Application, checking the appropriate box in the upper right corner.

Print and submit your completed application, with check or Credit Card Authorization Form payment, to the City of Fremont Revenue Division, 39550 Liberty Street, P.O. Box 5006, Fremont, CA 94537-5006. Alternatively, you may print, scan, and email your completed application and Credit Card Authorization Form to

Completed applications may also be submitted in person or faxed.

In person (limited in office hours, due to Covid-19): 39550 Liberty Street, Fremont CA. 94538 (Mondays and Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm and closed from 12-1 pm)

Fax: (510) 494-4754

Additional information:

Business tax accounts are generally renewed annually or quarterly, depending on your business type.

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is REQUIRED. Sole owner or partnerships are required to provide Social Security Numbers for all owners/partners. LLC, Limited Partnership, Trust or Corporations are required to provide a FEIN and/or SEIN for the business.

Upon submitting your business tax application, you will receive a response within ten (10) business days, specifying the amount due, payment instructions, or any additional information that may be required.

Please Note: You must either renew or close your business tax account upon expiration.

Thank you for your business.

Per AB 2184, you may protect your residential address by providing a different Service of Process address in accordance with Sections 16000.1(a)(2) and 16100.1(a)(2) of the Business and Professions Code. To do so, please Apply in person - you may not apply online.

City of Fremont
Revenue Division
(510) 494-4790