FEES AND EXEMPTIONS

The Local Business Tax fee for all professionals, occupations or business types, is a flat tax rate based on the start date of the business as follows:

October – March $50.00

April – June $25.00

July – September $12.50

Transfer fees

When a business is sold, the business name changes, or there is a change in location, a transfer fee is due. The fee for transferring a current Local Business Tax account is 10% of the original fee, with a minimum of $3.00 and a maximum of $25.00.

DELINQUENT FEES

Renewals for Local Business Tax accounts are due and payable each year by September 30. Late fees will be added as follows:

October – $3.00

November – $4.50

December – $6.00

January and later – $7.50

BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT or FEE EXEMPTIONS

Florida law allows certain exemptions for Local Business Tax fees. An account is still required and will be established at no cost or for a reduced fee.

The Local Business Tax Exemption Affidavit provides a list of exemptions and must be submitted with your Local Business Tax Application.

 

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