Doing Business with NYC

Vendors who wish to do business in NYC and businesses who wish to provide goods or services to NYC have important guidelines to follow. Vendors must apply for tax clearance before applying for licenses.

Businesses wishing to provide goods or services to NYC can view open bid solicitations on line and submit a bid. 

Vendors who wish to sell Wholesale Cigarettes must comply with licensing and tax stamp laws.


Street Vendor Permits & Tax Clearance
Doing Business with NYC and Getting Paid
Wholesale Cigarettes

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Opportunities
New York City's MWBE program, enacted by the City Council and signed by the Mayor as Local Law 129 of 2005, is designed to promote government contracting opportunities for businesses owned by minorities and women. Consistent with Local Law 129 requirements and compliance administration, the Department of Finance is dedicated to promoting fairness and equity in City bidding processes.