Licenses, permits, taxes, incentives, and employment laws related to doing business in Philadelphia. Business taxes Tax types and requirements for businesses that are located or operate in Philadelphia. Do business with the City How to search for contract opportunities with the City of Philadelphia. Find a minority, woman, or disabled-owned business Information on how to find a minority, women, or disabled-owned business. Find financial support and incentives for your business How to find financial support for your Philadelphia business. Find loans through the Philadelphia Business Lending Network The Philadelphia Business Lending Network helps businesses find loans. Find location and zoning information Information about zoning in the City of Philadelphia. Find out what license you need for your business Information and tools to help you determine which licenses and permits you need for your business. Get a tax account You need a tax account in order to pay business taxes, and the Earnings and Wage Tax. Meet your area’s business services manager Business services managers connect businesses to financing opportunities and provide support. Register a business Instructions for registering a business in Philadelphia, including how to choose your business structure and get a City tax account number. Register as a minority, woman, or disabled-owned business How to register as a minority, women, or disabled-owned business. Report a paid sick leave violation Details on the City law that requires sick leave for employees, and how to report a Philadelphia business that isn’t following the law. Report graffiti How to report graffiti to get it removed. Report possible fraud, waste or other issues on contracts How to report possible fraud, abuse, safety issues, or waste on contracts to the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). Report wage theft How to determine if you've been the victim of wage theft, and how to report it. Vendor payments status Track payments the City owes you as a vendor.