Business Tax Receipt
Half Year Fee Policy
If you apply for your local business tax receipt on or after April 1 of the local business tax year, you are required to pay only 50 percent of the annual amount that would normally be due. The local business tax year is equal to the City's fiscal year which runs from October 1 to September 30 of the following year.
Once your payment is received, your local business tax receipt will be mailed to you in approximately one week. Once you receive your local business tax receipt, it must be posted in a conspicuous place and visible to public inspection, usually at the front entrance.
New or Transferred Businesses
If you are opening a new business in the City of Hollywood, you will need to apply for a local business tax receipt in person at City Hall.
Annual Renewal Of Your Local Business Tax Receipt
Local business tax receipt are valid from October 1 through September 30 each year. Prior to expiration and as a courtesy, the City will mail you a reminder notice to renew your local business tax receipt for the next year. Your new local business tax receipt will be issued upon receipt of your payment of the annual renewal.
You are responsible for notifying the Local Business Tax office if any of the following occurs:
- The business owner's address changes.
- The name of the business is changed.
- The owner of the business changes.
- You change your business address.