Obtain A Business Tax Receipt

Applying for Business Tax Receipt

(formerly called occupational license)

We are delighted that you have chosen to open or launch your business in North Bay Village. Anyone who wishes to operate a business within North Bay Village is required to obtain a municipal business tax receipt before they can legally open for business. In some cases, if a business performs several functions, it may be necessary to acquire more than one local business tax receipt. Failure to obtain a local business tax receipt will result in penalties and fines.

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Who Needs a Business Tax Receipt?

Any person, firm, association, or corporation maintaining a business location or branch office within North Bay Village for the privilege of engaging in or managing a business, profession, or occupation. The Village of Ordinances Code specifies what businesses are permitted to operate in the Village.

Any person who utilizes a residential unit to conduct a home business, profession, or occupation. A license is required for each separate classification at the same business location.

Any person conducting a vacation rental business.


Procedures Required Before Obtaining a Business Tax Receipt

Once the above conditions are met, you can fill out an application for a Business Tax Receipt from North Bay Village online at: www.northbayvillage-fl.gov or Village Hall, 1666 Kennedy Causeway – Suite 101. This form should be filled out and signed by the owner of the business/occupation. The local business tax fee varies by classification.

Once the application has been approved your Local Business Tax Receipt will be mailed to you. This process normally takes from approximately two weeks. The Local Business Tax Receipt must be displayed conspicuously at your place of business and in such a manner as to be open to the view of the public and subject to inspection by all duly authorized officers of the Village. 


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Local Business Tax Receipts must be renewed each fiscal year beginning October 1st, and are valid until September 30th of the following year. A penalty fee is charged for late renewals, and fines and penalties are issued to businesses that do not obtain a receipt.

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