Finance Department

The Finance Dept provides services to the following operations:

The City of Garden Grove, the Garden Grove Sanitary District, Water Enterprise Operations, Garden Grove Agency for Community Development, Street Lighting Assessment District, Orange County Regional Airport Authority, Garden Grove Community Foundation, Fire Training Authority, Garden Grove Housing Authority, and the Garden Grove Cable Corporation.

Starting a Business in Garden Grove

Who needs a Business License?

All persons who operate a business or perform services in the City of Garden Grove are required to apply for a Business Operations Tax Certificatein addition to any zoning or other regulatory permits which may be required. (Actually, Business License is a misnomer for Business Tax Certificate.)

Helpful Tax Publications

How to Order by Telephone:

The IRS and the state taxing agencies of California produce many free publications to help you fill out your tax returns and to answer your tax questions. All publications and forms can be ordered by telephone.