All drivers are required by San Jose City to obtain a Business License.

Section 4.76.170 of the Municipal Code requires all businesses in the City to obtain Business Licenses. Section 4.76.050 states in part “The term “business” shall include all activities engaged in or caused to be engaged in within this city including...independent contractors...”.

     • All TNC drivers who operate as independent contractors are subject to the City’s Business License Tax requirement pursuant to Part 4, Chapter 4.76 of the San Jose Municipal Code.

     • Drivers will obtain their Business Tax Certificate from the City Finance Department.

     • The Director may require drivers to display the Business Tax Certificate on the vehicle or have the certificate available for inspection.

     • Additional information regarding this requirement is available on the City’s     website