When do I need to apply for a Business Tax Receipt?
When you are operating a business within the Village of Pinecrest.
How are the classification fees determined?
The current Business Tax Classification Fees are authorized by the Village's Code of Ordinances pursuant to Florida Statute 205.
If I have a home-based business, do I need a Business Tax Receipt?
Yes, if you are operating a business in your home, you are required to obtain a Business Tax Receipt.
If I have a zoning question regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages, who do I contact?
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations
Division of Hotels and Restaurants
What is the fee for a delinquent Business Tax Receipt?
A Business Tax Receipt that is not renewed when due is subject to a penalty of ten percent (10%) after October, plus an additional five percent (5%) penalty for each subsequent month until paid. The total penalty may not exceed twenty-five percent (25%) of the Business Tax Receipt for the establishment.
How long is my local business tax receipt good for?
Your local business tax receipt is valid on October 1st through September 30th each year. Renewals are mailed in August.
If I have a business within the Village of Pinecrest and did not get a Business Tax Receipt, can I be charged a penalty?
Yes. Any person operating a business without first paying for a Business Tax Receipt is subject to a penalty of twenty-five percent (25%) of the Business Tax Receipt fee.
If I already have a Miami-Dade County Business Tax Receipt do I still need a Village of Pinecrest Business Tax Receipt?
Yes, any business within the Village of Pinecrest requires both.
Where should I display my local business tax receipt?
Each receipt issued by the village shall be displayed conspicuously at the place of business and in such a manner as to be open to the view of the public and subject to the inspection of all duly authorized officers of the village. Failure to display the receipt in the manner provided for in this section shall result in the payment of a penalty equal to the tax applicable to the business for which the receipt was obtained.
Do I need a Business Tax Receipt for each person working in my company that has a State of Florida license?
Yes, a Business Tax Receipt is required of any person with a State License.