Is a Business Tax Receipt Required?

A Business Tax Receipt is required before any person may engage in, manage, or be in charge of any business, profession, or occupation in the City of Deerfield Beach, including home-based businesses. Sections 1-15, 18-5 & 38-263 of the City of Deerfield Beach Code provide complete details regarding the provisions. Once obtained, the business tax receipt must be renewed annually on or before October 1. 

Except for home businesses, no Business Tax Receipt shall be issued until a Certificate of Use for the location has been issued; in accordance with the city code. For questions regarding Certificate of Use, please contact the Planning & Zoning Division at 954-480-4206.

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1. How do I to make an online payment?
2. Do I Need a Business Tax Receipt for a Home-Based Business?
3. Where Can I Obtain a Certificate of Use and/or a Business Tax Receipt Application?
4. Do Business Tax Receipts Expire?
5. Is There a Different Price for a Full and Half Year Tax Receipts?
6. How Do I Renew?
7. Who Should I Contact for Zoning Information?
8. Where Do I Post My Tax Receipt?
9. What Is the Penalty for Failure to Pay the Business Tax?
10. Can I Transfer my Business Tax Receipt (BTR) to a New Location and/or to a New Owner?
11. What Type of Materials Will I Need to Fill Out the Business Tax Application?
12. Do I Still Need a Broward County Business Tax Receipt?
13. Is a Business Tax Receipt Required?