TO THE APPLICANT:
Before a Business Tax Receipt
be issued, the person, company, or corporation seeking the receipt must
meet all of the following requirements.
The Ownership Information on Page 2 must include full and complete
personal information, including home address and home telephone number,
on all corporate officers (corporations) and partners (partnership). Ch. 205.0535(5), Florida Statutes states that "No
shall be issued unless the federal employer identification number or
social security number is obtained from the person to be licensed."
- The application must be
completed IN FULL.
If your business or profession requires a State of
Florida license, a copy of
that license must be attached to the application.
If you are a Contractor, prior to obtaining an
Business Tax Receipt,
you must present a certificate showing that you are insured for general
tort liability in the amount of not less than $300,000 combined single
limit per occurrence and $500,000 annual aggregate.
Proof of your Fictitious Name Registration or Reason for Exemption
must be provided on the application. (Per Ch. 205.023, F.S.)
Additional forms and
attachments may be required depending on the type of business. Please refer to the
/ Certificate Requirements for Professionals
to determine which application requirements
apply to your business type.
All additional required forms must be completed and submitted
with the application in the following instances:
You may request these forms from the business tax
office at 321/608-7038, or download the necessary forms from our
If you have any questions regarding
the zoning regulations for your business location, contact the Planning
& Economic Development Department by e-mail
or call 321/608-7500.
CODE COMPLIANCE: It is your responsibility to
provide a contact name and telephone number because your presence is
required during all inspections. The inspectors will advise you of any
Code violation that must be corrected. If you have any questions
pertaining to the requirements, contact the Code Compliance Division by e-mail
or call 321/608-7905.
Completed applications should be submitted to the
business tax office along with a NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE of $25.00,
if required. Please make checks
payable to the City of Melbourne. NOTE: Most
Business Tax Receipts are issued same day of application. However, some
businesses require a review process which will be complete within 5-10 business days. In
the event the Business Tax Receipt is issued, the application fee will be
applied to the first annual Business Tax Receipt.
Business Tax Receipt Forms