Any person applying for or renewing a Business Tax Receipt to practice a profession regulated by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), must submit an active state certificate, registration, or license before the Business Tax Receipt will be issued.
If a professional is qualified for more than one profession, a separate state certificate, registration, or license must be submitted for each profession.
Examples of professional licenses: Attorney, CPA, Barber, Engineer, Physician, Private Investigator.
A qualified contractor who is certified or registered with the state through DPBR will need to submit a copy of their license at time of application or renewal of their Local Business Tax account.
For a contractor to qualify a company, the name of the company and qualifier must be on the state license.