Step 6: Register

Obtaining a Business Tax Certificate
All businesses planning to operate within the boundaries of the City of Emeryville must obtain a Business Tax Certificate from the City for a one-time fee of $50. Businesses also pay an annual business license tax that is equal to $25 or .08% of the annual gross receipts of the business,whichever is greater.

Licenses & Permits
All businesses are encouraged to use CalGold, which can assist in the process for determining what types of Federal, State, and County licenses or permits may be required in addition to your business license

City of Emeryville Finance Department