City of Melbourne - Business Tax Receipt Category Listing

Most business owners will be issued a Business Tax Receipt the same day of application, However, some businesses are required to pay a nonrefundable $25 application fee and have their location inspected prior to issuance. The application fee will be applied to the first Business Tax Receipt issued.

Please find the category of your business in the chart below. If your business category is highlighted in yellow, an application fee and inspection will be required prior to issuance of your Business Tax Receipt. To access needed application instructions and forms, use the link at the bottom of this page. 


HIGHLIGHTED BOLD PRINT REQUIRES APPLICATON FEE AND INSPECTION. 

001 ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 054 CONSULTANT/BUSINESS 117A PROF/ARCHITECT
002 ADVERTISING AGENCY 055 CONSTRUCTION SERVICE 117B PROF/ATTORNEY
003 ADVERTISING/OUTDOOR 056 COURIER SERVICE 117C PROF/AUCTIONEER
004 ADVERTISING/PUBLIC CARRIER 057 COURT REPORTER 117 PROF/CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
005 AIRCRAFT DEALER 058 CREDIT REPORTING SERVICE 117M PROF/CHIROPRACTOR
006 AIRCRAFT REPAIR SERVICE 059 DAIRY DISTRIBUTION 117H PROF/CONTRACTOR: AIR CONDITIONING
007 AIRCRAFT RENTAL 060 DANCE STUDIO/SCHOOL 117J PROF/CONTRACTOR: ELECTRICAL
008 AIRCRAFT/FLYING INSTRUCTIONS 061 DAYCARE/CHILD CARE SERVICE 117E PROF/CONTRACTOR: GENERAL BUILDING
009 AMBULANCE SERVICE 062 DEPARTMENT STORE 117G PROF/CONTRACTOR: HEAVY CONSTRUCTION
010 AMUSEMENT PARK/NOT CARNIVALS 063 DETECTIVE/GUARD SERVICE 117I PROF/CONTRACTOR: PLUMBING
011 AMUSEMENT ARCADE OPERATION 064 DIRECT SELLING ESTABLISHMENT 117F PROF/CONTRACTOR: RESIDENTIAL
012 ANIMAL SPECIALTY SERVICE 065 CITY DIRECTORY 117K PROF/CONTRACTOR: ROOFING
013 APARTMENT 066 DRY CLEANER WITH OPT PLANT 117L PROF/CONTRACTOR: SPECIAL TRADE ("ALL OTHERS")
014 APPAREL ACCESSORY SHOP 067 DRY CLEANER PICK UP 117D PROF/COUNSELOR, SOCIAL WORK
015 ART/COMMERCIAL 068 ELECTRICAL REPAIR 117O PROF/DENTIST
015A ART/ENTERTAINMENT PERSON(S) 069 EMPLOYMENT AGENCY 117N PROF/DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
016 AUCTION HOUSE 070 EMPLOYMENT/HELP SUPPLY SERVICE 117U PROF/ENGINEER
017 AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINE 071 EQUIPMENT RENTAL 117V PROF/FUNERAL DIRECTOR, HOME
018 AUTOMOBILE PARKING 072 EXTERMINATOR/PEST CONTROL 117R PROF/HEALTH PRACTITIONER
019 AUTOMOBILE/MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER 073 SEAFOOD MARKET 117W PROF/INTERIOR DESIGN
019A AUTOMOBILE/RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALER 074 FLORIST 117S PROF/LAND SURVEYOR
019B AUTOMOBILE/MOTORCYCLE DEALER 075 LOCAL TRUCKING WITH STORAGE 117T PROF/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
019C AUTOMOBILE/MOBILE HOME DEALER 076 FURNITURE REPAIR/UPHOLSTERY 117X PROF/MASSAGE THERAPIST
020 AUTOMOBILE/MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL 077 GAS/BOTTLED GAS/FUEL BULK 117Q PROF/OPTICIAN
021 AUTOMOTIVE/VEHICLE MUFFLER 078 GLASS WORK 117P PROF/OPTOMETRIST
022 AUTOMOTIVE/PAINT AND BODY SHOP 079 GOLF COURSE 117Z PROF/REAL ESTATE APPRAISER
023 AUTOMOTIVE/GENERAL REPAIR 080 GOLF DRIVING RANGE 117Y PROF/REAL ESTATE BROKER
023A AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE 081 GOLF/MINIATURE 117AA PROF/VETERINARIAN
023B AUTOMOTIVE/GENERAL REPAIR-MOBILE 082 GROCERY/CONVENIENCE STORE 118 PROFESSIONAL OFFICE
024 RETAIL BAKERY 083 GUN DEALER 119 PROMOTER
025 WHOLESALE BAKERY 084 HOSPITAL/GENERAL MEDICAL 120 PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICE
026 BANK 084A HOSPITAL/SPECIALTY 121 PUBLISHING
026A BANK/CREDIT UNION 085 HOTEL/MOTEL 122 RACE TRACK
026B BANK/SAVINGS INSTITUTION 086 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE STORE 123 RESTAURANT/EATING PLACE
027 BAR/LOUNGE 087 INSURANCE AGENCY 123A RESTAURANT/CATERING ONLY
028 BARBER/BEAUTY SCHOOL 088 INSURANCE COMPANY 124 REPAIR AND SERVICE SHOP
029 BARBER SHOP 089 JANITORIAL SERVICE 125 RINK/ROLLER, ICE SKATING
029A BEAUTY SHOP 090 JEWELRY STORE 126 SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS
030 BICYCLE SHOP 091 LABORATORY 127 SCHOOL/EDUCATIONAL SERVICE
031 BILLIARD PARLOR/POOL HALL 092 LAWN MAINTENANCE 127A SCHOOL/VOCATIONAL
032 BOARDING HOUSE 093 LAUNDROMAT OPERATION 128 SERVICE STATION/DISPENSERS ONLY
033 BOAT DEALER 094 LOAN BROKER 128A SERVICE STATION/WITH ADD'L CATEGORY
034 BOAT RENTAL 094A LOAN CORRESPONDENT 129 SHOE REPAIR
035 BOAT REPAIR 095 LOAN COMPANY 130 SHOOTING GALLERY/RANGE
036 BONDING AGENCY 096 MACHINE SHOP 131 SIGN PAINTING/LETTERING SHOP
037 BOOKKEEPING SERVICE 097 MAIL ORDER/CATALOG SERVICE 132 SPIRITUALIST MEDIUM
038 BOWLING ALLEY 098 MANICURIST 133 STOCK AND BOND DEALER
039 BUILDING MATERIAL DEALER 099 MANUFACTURER 134 STORAGE/GENERAL WAREHOUSE
040 BUSINESS SERVICE 100 MARINA 135 SWIMMING POOL MAINTENANCE
040A BUSINESS SERVICE/TELEMARKETING 101 MARKETING/MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT 136 TAX RETURN SERVICE ONLY
041 BUSINESS OFFICE 102 MERCHANT/RETAIL 137 TAXI CAB
042 BUS COMPANY 102A MERCHANT/WHOLESALE 138 TELEPHONE ANSWERING SERVICE
043 BUS TERMINAL 102B MERCHANT/SEASONAL 139 THEATRE/MOTION PICTURE
044 CARPENTRY/CABINET SHOP 103 MUSEUM/ART GALLERY 140 THEATRE/DRIVE IN
045 AUTOMOTIVE/CAR WASH 104 NEWSPAPER 141 THEATRE/PERFORMING ART CENTER
045A AUTOMOTIVE DETAILING/MOBILE 105 NEWSSTAND 142 TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY
046 CARNIVAL/CIRCUS 106 NURSERY/LAWN SUPPLIES 143 TRAILER/MOBILE-HOME SITE
047 CARPET/UPHOLSTERY CLEANING 107 PERSONAL CARE FACILITY 144 TRAILER/MOBILE HOME RENTAL
048 CLOCK/WATCH/JEWELRY REPAIR 108 OFFICE SUPPLY 145 TRAVEL AGENCY
049 COIN OP/AMUSEMENT DEVICE 109 PACKING AND CRATING 146 LOCAL TRUCKING NO STORAGE
049A COIN OP/MERCHANDISING DEVICE 110 PARALEGAL SERVICE 147 USED MERCHANDISE STORE
049B COIN OP/LAUNDRY MACHINE 111 PERSONAL SERVICE 147A USED MERCHANDISE STORE/PAWNSHOP
049C COIN OP/TELEPHONE 111A PERSONAL SERVICE/HOME HEALTH CARE 148 UTILITY COMPANY/CABLE AND TV SERVICE
050 COIN-OPERATED DEVICES FIRM 112 PHOTOGRAPHER 148A UTILITY CO/POWER SERVICE
051 COLLECTION AGENCY 113 PHOTO FINISHING STATION 148B UTILITY CO/TELEPHONE SERVICE
052 COMPUTER SERVICE 114 PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITY 148C UTILITY CO/RADIO BROADCASTING
052A COMPUTER SERVICE/DATA PROCESSING 115 PORTRAIT STUDIO 148D UTILITY CO/MESSAGE COMMUNICATION
053 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PLANT 116 PRINTING/COMMERCIAL 148E UTILITY CO/NOT OTHERWISE CLASSIFIED
          149 VIDEO RENTAL STORE
             150 WRECKER SERVICE

Please find the category of your business in the chart above to determine if an application fee and inspection are required.

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