Phoenix does not issue general business licenses. Phoenix issues privilege (sales)/use tax, liquor and regulated business licenses.  If your business is not subject to any licensing requirements, no license is required.  


View the  Privilege (Sales)/Use Tax License webpage to learn more about the following topics:

  • Privilege Tax Licensing Requirements
  • Taxable Business Activities
  • Determination of Business Location in Phoenix City Limits
  • Privilege Tax License Fees
  • Applying for a Privilege Tax License
  • Certificate of Compliance
  • Updating your Account
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


...or find information on Vending or Liquor and Regulated Business Licensing.