How do I obtain a Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax License or a Business License?

To obtain the City of Flagstaff Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax License:

  • Go to
  • Click on "New User Enrollment" or "Register for an AZTaxes Account."
  • Complete the required fields annotated with a red asterisk.
  • Read and check the acceptance box.
  • Click "Register."
    • You will receive two e-mails from within 24 hours. The first e-mail will contain your username, the second will provide a temporary password. If you do not find these e-mails in your IN box, please check your spam folder.
    • When you register your City of Flagstaff business location, ADOR will charge and collect the city’s $46.00 one-time application fee. There is an annual $20.00 renewal fee due January 1st each year.
    • To obtain the City of Flagstaff Business License:
      • Complete the City of Flagstaff license application.
      • Remit the completed application to the City of Flagstaff with our $8.00 annual license fee.
        Additional forms are available on the City Sales Tax webpage, by e-mail, regular mail, or at our offices.
    • For additional information about starting, operating, and growing a business, please visit:
      • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce (
      • Coconino County Small Business Development Center (
      • Arizona Commerce Authority (
      • Arizona Corporation Commission (
      • Arizona Secretary of State (
      • Internal Revenue Service (

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1. Who do I call if I have questions?
2. How do I obtain a Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax License or a Business License?
3. What is the current tax rate for the City of Flagstaff for most business categories?
4. What methods are available for paying my City tax?
5. Which city has nexus if I have a home-based business in Flagstaff but sell my products in other cities?
6. I have a business that is located out-of-state but I have customers in Flagstaff. How do I remit the tax to Flagstaff?
7. I have a home-based business in Flagstaff and all my sales are generated through the Internet. How do I determine the tax rate to charge?
8. The corporate office is located out-of-state but has a retail location in Phoenix and Flagstaff. What tax rate do we charge for Internet sales to customers in Arizona?
9. How long am I required to keep my business records?