To start a business in Florida you need to:
- Check with your County Tax Collector to see if you need a license.
- Register your business with the Department of Revenue.
- Register with the IRS.
- Corporate entities or fictitious name registrants should register with the Department of State.
Does Florida require a business license?
A business license/occupational license or business tax receipt is required by most counties in Florida to have the legal ability to do have a business in that county. Check with your local tax collectors office to see what they require.
How much does it cost to get a business license in the state of Florida?
The state fees include a $100 Florida LLC filing fee and a $25 registered agent fee. Other fees that the state of Florida charges for various reasons include: Certified copy of record – $30. Change of registered agent – $25.
How do I go about getting a business license?
Complete these forms and remit them with the necessary fees. Research and apply for any additional licenses your particular type of business requires in your state through your Department of Licensing or the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Business.gov License & Permit finder.
How much does it cost for a business license?
The annual fee for a General Business License is $100 and $50 for an Outside City Contractors Business License.