If I have a home-based business, do I need to pay a Business Tax Receipt?

Yes, the city issues home-based business tax receipts; however, it is for limited business types. Please see the following:

  • No more than one home office shall be permitted within a residence

  • No customer or client visitation or business traffic to and from the residence is permitted, except for delivery of office supplies and repair or installation of office equipment.

  • No signs or other forms of commercial advertisement outside the residence are permitted

  • Real estate brokers may provide an interior sign on the entrance of the door of the home office as provided Fla. Admin. Code R.61J2-10.024 as amended from time to time

  • The applicant must reside at the residence where they are applying from

  • The home office packet must be completed, along with a notarized written statement specify all activities of the business and must be taken to the Zoning Department for approval.

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1. What is a Business Tax Receipt?
2. Where can I find the laws that govern the City of Hialeah Business Tax Licenses?
3. Who needs a Business Tax Receipt?
4. How can I obtain the required Business Tax Forms?
5. If I have a home-based business, do I need to pay a Business Tax Receipt?
6. Do I need a Business Tax Receipt for Street Vending?
7. Do I need to apply for a Miami Dade County Local Business Tax License “LBT”?
8. How much does a Business Tax Receipt cost?
9. How can I pay the fees for my Business Tax Receipt?
10. If I change my business address or sell my business, what do I do?
11. Is an Occupational License the same as a Business Tax Receipt?
12. Can I apply for my business tax receipt online?
13. What State agencies regulate my business?
14. How much time will it take for me to obtain my business tax license?
15. Can I operate a business without a license?
16. What happens if I lie on my application to obtain a business tax license?
17. How do I close my business tax licenses?
18. When can I obtain water services for my business?