Office of Small Business

San Francisco's central point of information for small businesses

Get help with permits for your small business

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

Services

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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

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.