Business Checking Accounts

Our Accounts

Open a business checking account that will accommodate your company's cash deposits and transaction volumes.

Designed for businesses with more transaction activity, this account allows you to receive earnings credit to offset fees.¹


Higher Transaction Volumes
  • Automatically receive an earnings credit to offset service fees¹
  • Higher combined balances increase earnings credit rate¹
  • Use in conjunction with Treasury Management services 
  • Receive a consolidated view of all accounts under analysis


Package includes Business Elite Checking plus 3 eligible non-analyzed personal or business deposit accounts.²


Small to Midsized Businesses
  • Monthly maintenance fee waived for up to 3 eligible deposit accounts
  • No fees for domestic incoming wires³
  • 4 online treasury management accounts at no charge¹
  • 500 monthly transaction allowance⁴


Business Checking

Our basic Business Checking account offers a simple and effective way
for your small business to make transactions and manage cash.


To apply for a business checking account, visit a local City National branch and speak with one of our Relationship Managers, or call us today at (800) 773-7100.

To open a business checking account, you will need your business name, address, Tax ID number, the date and state of formation, annual revenue, business activities, source of funds and purpose of the account, supporting legal documents, and identifying information for all beneficial owner(s).5

Yes, you can manage your business checking accounts online through City National Online, Business Essentials, or Business Suite depending on the size and complexity of your business.

City National offers checking accounts for partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs), joint ventures, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), public agencies, property management companies, nonprofits, and foreign entities.

*For more information about available benefits, see the City National Visa Business Debit Card Guide to Benefits

1. Please refer to City National’s Account Agreement and Disclosures and Applicable Fee Schedule for details.

2. Up to three (3) eligible checking, money market or savings accounts ("Benefit Accounts") with the regular monthly maintenance fee waived may be included in the Package for the monthly Package fee. All accounts must be non-analyzed. Some accounts types are not eligible for inclusion in the Package. Please refer to City National's Account Agreement and Disclosures and applicable Fee Schedule for details. 

3. No fee on domestic incoming wires for the Business Elite or the Business Elite with Interest account and the three benefit accounts.

4. Includes deposits, deposited items, electronic credits, incoming and outgoing wires, checks and all electronic debits. Does not include City National fees and charges.

5. Beneficial owner is individual with over 25% ownership interest and a control individual.

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