In the Florida almost every city, county and state
governments require business owners to obtain business
licenses and permits. In some cases, in addition to the
state of Florida, the federal government
may also require you to get special Florida licenses or permits,
depending on the type of business or your Florida business location
Florida Business Licenses
retail tangible(i.e, items you
- items such as
toys) items online, from home, on ebay
or a fixed commercial location
99 percent of all businesses need a Florida county or
Florida city license. This is a general Florida license that allows you, as
the Florida business owner, the freedom of operating a
Here is how to get aFlorida Business License:
- You may need a Florida fictitious name certificate and an
Florida Employer Identification Number (EIN).
- Search to determine the kind of license
you need and obtain necessary Florida Business License online
- Submit the online application and pay the fee.
- Florida Business Licenses usually must be renewed annually and
the government notifies you by sending you a simple bill
to pay in advance for your annual business tax.
State Florida Business Licenses
State law requires businesses that provide certain products
or services to get a state license. State licenses are also required
of Florida businesses that must meet certain Florida legal
requirements, such as pet clinics, restaurants and other
establishments that serve alcohol.
To obtain a Florida license:
- Get to the Florida license requirement information and
online application for your type of business.
- Submit the Florida online application and we will file it,
help you file it.
Sales Tax Licenses
Florida require a sales tax license or seller's permit
for all retail businesses. This allows you to buy wholesale
and charge sales tax to customers on items purchased.
You need to pay these taxes to Florida and
that is where you use your Sales Tax License or Florida Sellers
Many Florida permit is a term given to licenses given for
certain businesses that need to meet safety, helth, and
building structure requirements. If you meet these
requirements, you are issued a Florida permit to pursue the business
- Home Occupation Permit
If your business is home-based, Florida
requires that you obtain a home occupation permit.