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How can I obtain a business tax license?

You can file an application for a new business tax receipt and/or make a change to an existing business tax receipt online at

The Local Business Tax (formerly known as Occupational License) is required of any individual or entity choosing to engage in or manage any business, profession or occupation in Broward County, unless specifically exempted. When you pay a Local Business Tax, you receive a Local Business Tax Receipt, which is valid for one year, from October 1 through September 30. Tax rates vary, depending on your business classification.

For more detailed information please visit our Local Business Taxes page and check out our Frequently Asked Questions.
Updated 4/8/2021 1:49 PM
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