Calendar Year vs. Fiscal Year
Calendar year. The calendar tax year is 12 consecutive months beginning January 1 and ending December 31.
Fiscal year. A fiscal tax year is 12 consecutive months ending on the last day of any month except December. The fiscal year for the City and County of San Francisco starts on July 1 and ends on June 30.
Important Dates for Business Owners
Jan 1: Beginning of calendar year
Jan 1: Updated minimum wage rate for the upcoming year published by the SF Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement
Apr 1: Business Personal Property and Vessel Property Statements due to the SF Office of the Assessor-Recorder
May 7: Last day to file Business Property Statement (Form 571-L) without penalty
May 31: Annual Business Registration Renewal fees due to the SF Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector
Jul 1: Beginning of City and County of San Francisco fiscal year
Jul 1: First day of SF Business Registration fiscal year period
Jul 1: Updated waste water capacity charge rates announced by the SF Public Utilities Commission
Aug 31: Last day to pay business personal property taxes before penalties are added
This list does not include all state and federal deadlines.
Last modified date: Wed, 11/25/2015 - 13:33