The City of Tempe does not have a general business license.
Tempe requires licenses for regulated businesses, businesses selling liquor and sales tax (TPT) licenses. To apply for a license for regulated businesses or a license for a business selling liquor click here:
The Arizona Department of Revenue administers TPT (sales tax)for all Arizona cities including Tempe. Apply for the license, create your AZTaxes.gov account to file and pay online at: https://azdor.gov/
When applying for a tax license and you are subject to the Tempe tax, be sure to register for Tempe with the city designation “TE”.