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Business Tax Info

Local Business Tax Receipts expire September 30 annually and may be renewed on or after July 1. Renewal notices are mailed to the current mailing address of record.

Renewals may be done online, by mail or in person.

Account Status:

  • Active Account: Account is PAID and CURRENT
  • Pending Renewal Account: Account is eligible to be renewed

Constitutional Tax Collector, Serving Palm Beach County
P.O. Box 3353
West Palm Beach, FL 33402-3353

NOTE:  Make payments to:  Tax Collector, PBC

Business Tax Phone:
561-355-2264
Business Tax Fax:
561-355-6760
Email: ClientAdvocate@taxcollectorpbc.com

 Search & Pay

Search By:    

  1. Search by Options:
    • Business Owner (Enter by Last Name First Name)
    • LBTR Number (Local Business Tax Receipt)
    • Mailing Address
    • Business Address (location)
    • Business Name/Trade Name (doing business as -- dba name)
  2. Click Search.
  3. When results are returned, click the LBTR Number to view and/or pay.
  1. Search by Options:
    • Business Owner (Enter by Last Name First Name)
    • LBTR Number (Local Business Tax Receipt)
    • Mailing Address
    • Business Address (location)
    • Business Name/Trade Name (doing business as -- dba name)
  2. Click Search.
  3. When results are returned, click the LBTR Number to view and/or pay.
 Important Information

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The online tax search and payment centers undergo system maintenance on the first of each month from 12:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.  The search and payment centers will be unavailable during these hours. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. 

Local Business Tax Receipt Information

Florida Supreme Court defines a business as “the employment or occupation in which a person is engaged to procure a living” and “a business in the trade or commercial sense, once carried on with a view to profit or livelihood” and “that which occupies the time, attention and labor of men for the purpose of profit of improvement.” Business, profession, and occupation does not include the customary religious, charitable, or educational activities or nonprofit religious, nonprofit charitable or nonprofit educational institutions (Sec. 17-16. Definitions).

Please Note: If your business or rental property has furniture, fixtures, and/or equipment, you must pay tangible personal property tax. If you know of or suspect a person or business is evading paying Local Business Taxes, please report it to our office.  You can report and remain anonymous. 

  • Active, renewable and pending Local Business Tax accounts are searchable.  If an account status is inactive, the information will not be available online.
  • Local Business Tax Receipts not renewed prior to October 1 are delinquent. 
  • Delinquent local business taxes are payable online and subject to a delinquency penalty of 10% for the month of October, plus an additional 5% penalty for each month of delinquency thereafter. 

October 1 =      10% penalty

November 1 =   15% penalty

December 1 =   20% penalty + $10.00 collection fee

January 1 =      25% penalty + $10.00 collection fee

Note: If a state or county certification/license is required per Florida Statute, you will not be able to renew online. View other payment options.

*Florida statute (197.162 (4) extends a payment discount deadline falling on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday to the next working day, if the payment is received in the designated office of the Tax Collector.  This statute does not apply to delinquent taxes.