By City ordinance, anyone doing business in the City of Leesburg is required to have a business tax receipt. The specific citation for the business tax receipts is included in Part II Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14, Licenses and Business Regulations, Article II. Business Tax Receipts.
The fee schedule for business tax receipts appears in Part II Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14 Licenses and Business Regulations, Article II Business Tax Receipts, Division II License Schedule, Sec. 14-36 Businesses and occupations enumerated; amount of tax to be paid.
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Application for a business tax receipt may be made at the Municipal Services Center building, across from City Hall on north 5th Street. Due to legal constraints, the application form must be submitted with original signature(s).
Online service for Business Tax Receipts
Leesburg Online Services for Business Account Management enables citizens to view tax receipt information over the Internet. Citizens can search for businesses and pay any outstanding balances for current and prior year tax periods.
Online renewals for Business Tax Receipts is temporarily unavailable. Please submit upcoming year payments with the top portion of your renewal notice via mail or visit our office at 204 N. 5th Street. We apologize for this inconvenience and are working to make it available in the near future.
Some businesses are required to have state licenses. The Department of Agriculture and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation regulate a wide variety of businesses; some professions have their own state licensing agency. Below are some helpful state links for area business owners:
Florida Division of Corporations
Florida Department of Agriculture, Licensing Page
State of Florida Business Page