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Business Tax - HOW DO I...

If I have a house, apartment, rooming house, etc that I rent do I need a Business Tax Receipt ?

The City of Tax Code requires that property owners and/or agents operating any of the above with the object for private gain, benefit or advantage, either direct or indirect, obtain a Business Tax Receipt and pay the required business taxes.

Application for business taxes (not rental certificates) may be made by using our Business Tax New Business Application Service

Rental Certificate registration and inspection questions should be directed to 813-274-5545.

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How to Make a Business Tax Payment

Search and Locate your Business Tax Record

Search and Locate your Business Tax Record

Business Tax Search

  • Lookup your record with either the Control number or by street address
Select Payments. Select Taxes.

Select Payments. Select Taxes.

  • Use the Payments Dropdown
  • Select Taxes under that dropdown
Click Pay

Click Pay

Review fees. Click Continue.

Review fees. Click Continue.

Chose Payment Option
  • Chose Payment Option (CC or Bank Account).
  • Click Submit Payment
  • Enter Billing Information.
  • Click Pay