Frequently Asked Questions
Tourist Development Tax
Business Tax Receipts
Concealed Weapons Licenses
After filing and paying your final return, submit to the Tax Collector’s office written information of property no longer being rented. Include date closed and signature.
Click on "Application for Tourist Tax" under the Tourist Development subtitle at the top of this page or contact our office at 321-264-6969.
Tourist Development Taxes are payable on the first of the month following the month collected from the tenants. Taxes are delinquent if not remitted by the 20th of the month following the month collected.
Among other statutory remedies, a Warrant can be issued and filed in the Brevard County Official Records, creating a lien against your Real and/or Personal Property.
In most cases, the Rental Agent has their own Tax Account Number, and will submit your Tourist Development Tax information on a Consolidated Tax Return that includes the rental property of all their clients. However, you should be aware that you, as the property owner, are ultimately responsible for the required tax being paid. Any failure by your Rental Agent to pay the tax may result in penalties being applied against you.
If you collect rent from them or accept any other form of compensation in lieu of rent, you will be required to file a tax return and collect Tourist Development Tax based upon the amount of rent paid, or upon the fair market value of the compensation received in lieu of rent.
Notify the Tax Collector’s Office in writing, with a copy of the Business Tax Receipt to be inactivated. If advertising or conducting a "Going Out of Business" sale, a permit should be obtained from the Tax Collector’s office. For additional information, contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 321-264-6969 or 321-633-2199.
There are a few exemptions and exceptions to the actual issuance of a Business Tax Receipt, primarily relating to agriculture. There are Fee Exemptions (tax receipt and prerequisites still applicable) per Florida Statutes 205.5 and 205.162 for the qualifying person(s) who make the request for a fee exemption. Qualifying documentation required.
You can download the application, complete and mail along with your required documents to our Main Office in Titusville by mailing to: P.O. Box 2500, Titusville FL 32781; faxing to: 321-264-6792; or submit in person at 400 South St.-6th Floor, Titusville, Fl. You can also drop off the application in one of our branch locations to be forwarded to the Main Office. You will be contacted by a tax specialist once the application is approved or if further information/documentation is needed.
Click one of the above links depending on your business location. Complete the applications and submit to the Tax Collector’s Office. To minimize delays, contact the Tax Collector’s Office for pre-requisites applicable to your classification and location. A Business Tax Receipt will be issued upon approval of the application and presentation of required prerequisites and payment of applicable fees.
Brevard County Business Tax Receipts are issued pursuant to Chapter 102, Article II, Brevard County Code, as authorized by Chapter 205, Florida Statutes. Any person (legal entity) engaged in (or managing) any business in the incorporated or unincorporated areas of Brevard County defined in the above law requires a Business Tax Receipt. A Receipt is required for each location conducting business and for each person subject to professional classifications.
$37.00 plus any penalties per year the business was open in Brevard County at the location indicated on your application. Note: Depending on the type of business and the location, there may also be an additional fee for Hazardous Waste surcharge, Zoning Use Permit, Building Occupancy Review and/or Septic Review.
No, you will need to contact the FDACS directly to notify them of your change of address. Click here for more information. Sentence is hyperlink to https://www.freshfromflorida.com/#Concealed-Weapons
Yes. You should have with you the following items/documents when you arrive at the office to apply for a renewal license: a picture ID (a driver license or state-issued identification card is acceptable), your payment, any legal documentation concerning a name change and a your renewal notice.
This convenience does not change the integrity of the concealed weapon license program. All personal identifying information of applicants and licensees will continue to be confidential and exempt from disclosure as public records. (Section 790.0601, Florida Statutes)
No, our office will simply be accepting applications, taking ID photos and fingerprinting applicants. The FDACS will continue to process all applications and make determinations regarding an applicant’s eligibility for licensure.
By law, FDACS has 90 days from the date your application is submitted to process it (Section 790.06, Florida Statutes). However, using our fast-track process, the wait is considerably shorter. You may always check on the status of your application by calling (850) 245-5691(850) 245-5691 and selecting option 1.
You should be able to complete the entire process in an hour or less.