LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT DIVISION
City Ordinance Article IV, Section 42
Unless exempted by state law, it shall be unlawful for any person to either directly or indirectly conduct any business without first having obtained or registered a current local business tax receipt as required by this article.
If your business is located within the City Limits of Seminole, you are required to obtain a Local Business Tax Receipt. To verify if your business is located within the City Limits of Seminole, go to the Pinellas County Property Appraisers website at
or, you may call the Pinellas County Property Appraiser Office at (727) 464-3207.
When transferring a business license, you must bring in the current Local Tax Receipt, and fill out the application for a transfer.
Local Business Tax Receipt
Useful links for starting a business
Business Planning Assistance (727) 523-6800 www.score.org
Enterprise Florida www.eflorida.com
Federal Employer ID Number (800) 829-1040 https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/employer-id-numbers
Federal Taxation IRS www.irs.gov
Fictitious name registration (850) 488-9000 www.sunbiz.org
Florida Department of Revenue (800) 352-3671 www.myflorida.com/dor
Small Business Administration (800) 829-9103 www.FloridaSmallBusiness.com
Social Security Tax Info (727) 893-3176 www.ssa.gov
State of Florida www.myflorida.com
What Services Require a DBPR License (850) 487-1395 www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/services.html