Local Business Taxes

Business Tax Applications

Local Business Tax Application Procedures

  1. A local business tax is required if you represent to the public goods or services for a fee.
  2. An application for an local business tax may be obtained in these ways:
    1. At City Hall in Safety Harbor, 750 Main Street, Safety Harbor, Florida 34695
    2. Call us at 727-724-1515 or 727-724-1555 X1305 or email Sue Slezak, Business Tax Technician, at Sslezak@cityofsafetyharbor.com and an application will be mailed to you
    3. Download and print applications from the links above
  3. Home business tax applications (PDF) will be routed to the Zoning Official for approval. All other applications will be routed to Zoning, Building, and Fire Officials for approval.
  4. Once approved, business owner will be notified in writing. Your payment may be mailed or you may pay in person at City Hall (fees are based on type of occupation).
  5. When fees are received and processed, the local business tax will be mailed within a week.
  6. Our fiscal year for licensing is from October 1 through September 30. If you apply between April and September, a fee of one-half year will be charged. Renewal notices are mailed annually.