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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.

Fiscal Services Division

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 Certificate in addition to any zoning or other regulatory permits which may be required. (Actually, Business License is a misnomer for Business Tax Certificate.)

What is the purpose of a Business Tax Certificate?

To partially defray ongoing City costs associated with the support and maintenance for public safety services; i.e., Police, Fire, other support services.

Garden Grove Awarded Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting

tax.jpgThe Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Garden Grove by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its fiscal year 2006 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

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.

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