Licenses, permits, taxes, incentives, and employment laws related to doing business in Philadelphia. Bidding on a City contract Information and resources for vendors doing business with the City. Business taxes Tax types and requirements for businesses that are located or operate in Philadelphia. Find a minority, woman, or disabled-owned business Information on how to find a minority, woman, or disabled-owned business. Pay the fee for a professional services contract online Vendors can pay contract preparation fees for Professional Services Contracts online. Register a business Instructions for registering a business in Philadelphia, including how to choose your business structure and get a City tax account number. 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 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 violation Wage theft is an illegal practice where an employer withholds money rightfully owed to an employee, or retaliates against an employee. Starting a business Find the information and licenses you need to start a business. Support for businesses Resources that provide guidance and financial assistance for businesses.