Phoenix does not issue general business licenses. Phoenix issues Transaction Privilege (Sales) and Use Tax, liquor and regulated business licenses.  If your business is not subject to any licensing requirements, no license is required.  

View the  Transaction Privilege (Sales) and Use Tax License webpage to learn more about the following topics:
  • Transaction Privilege and Use Tax Licensing Requirements
  • Taxable Business Activities
  • Determination of Business Location in Phoenix City Limits
  • Transaction Privilege and Use Tax License Fees
  • Applying for a Transaction Privilege and Use Tax License
  • Certificate of Compliance
  • Updating your Account
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
...or find information on Vending or Liquor and Regulated Business Licensing.