The county business tax is required when a business begins
operation. The tax year is October through
September. If a business begins in the last half of the tax year
(on or after April 1st) only one-half of the annual tax is due.
Businesses that begin operation between October 1, 2012 and March 31,
The full annual tax is due. Businesses are required to pay the
tax within 45 days of the date of operation. If
they do not, there will be a 25% penalty assessed. Click here for thefee schedule - and remember to
add the penalty if it applies.
If you have any questions, or would like for us to calculate the
amount due for you, please call our office at
Businesses that begin operation
April 1, 2013 or later
Businesses are required to pay the tax within 45
days of the start of operation. If they do not, a 25%
penalty is assessed. One-half of the annual tax is due for the current
year. Click here for the
Remember to add the 25% penalty if you have been in business for
more than 45 days.
Businesses that begin operation prior to October 1, 2012
Because multiple years taxes may be required, please contact our
office at (941) 861-8300 for a
calculation of the taxes due.