Office of Small Business

San Francisco's central point of information for small businesses

In this page:
    Get help with permits for your small business

    Visit us at the Permit Center (49 South Van Ness) for help with permits.

    Services

    Claim a refundable business tax credit from the IRS

    If you own a business that had employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for up to $26,000 per qualified employee.

    Resources

    About

    Part of: Office of Economic and Workforce Development

    The Office of Small Business is the City's central point of information for small businesses located in the City and County of San Francisco.

    Our mission is to equitably support, preserve and protect small businesses in San Francisco. We provide high quality direct services and programs, drive practical policy solutions, and serve as a champion for San Francisco’s diverse small business community.

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    Our team

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    Katy Tang
    Executive Director
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    Kerry Birnbach
    Senior Policy Analyst / Commission Secretary
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    Richard Kurylo
    Legacy Business Program Manager
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    Martha Yanez
    Business Assistance Center Supervisor / Case Manager
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    Carol  Cheng
    Case Manager
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    Michelle Lynch Reynolds
    Small Business Programs & Communications Manager
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    Morgan Heller
    Small Business Permit Specialist
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    Rachel  Leong
    Small Business Permit Specialist
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    Walter Monge
    Case Manager / Neighborhood Anchor Business Coordinator
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    Marianne Thompson
    Small Business Engagement Specialist
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    Jossiel Cruseta
    Director
    San Francisco Small Business Development Center
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    Lawrence  Liu
    Client Success Specialist
    San Francisco Small Business Development Center
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    Jessica  Wan
    Client Success Specialist
    San Francisco Small Business Development Center

    Contact

    City Hall

    1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    Room 140
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Mon to Fri, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed from noon - 1:00 pm)

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    Phone

    Request public records

    Email sfosb@sfgov.org to submit a request.

    Archived website

    See previous website archived August 2022.