LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
A $40.00 FILING FEE MUST BE SUMITTED WITH APPLICATION
FEDERAL EMPLOYER I.D OR SOCIAL SECURITY IS REQUIRED
↙ INDICATES DOCUMENTS REQUIRED “X” INDICATES DOCUMENTS OBTAINED
NEW BUSINESS, LOCATION, OWNER OR SHARING SPACE, TRANSFER
HOME BASED BUSINESS:
(10 %) OF LICENSE FEE NOT TO EXCEED ($25.00)
⃞ New Application (Form BTR-A) ⃞ New Application (Form BTR-A)
⃞ Home Based Business (Form H-A) ⃞ Tenant – Landlord Verification – Signed (Form T-L)
⃞ Drivers License And Proof Of Residence ⃞ Resolution Of Shareholders(Form R-S)
⃞ Resolution Of Shareholders (Form R-S) ⃞ Letter Of Sharing
⃞ Corporate Documents/ Fictitious Name Registration (SUNBIZ.ORG) ⃞ Corporate Documents/ Fictitious Name Registration (SUNBIZ.ORG)
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) if the business handles, stores, uses or
Palm Beach County Business Tax Application
generate hazardous material (Chap 9, Art VIII, Section9-121
HELPFUL NUMBERS: ⃞ Bill Of Sale or Closing Statement
⃞ Palm Beach County Tax Collector – 561-355-2272 ⃞ Drivers License
Alcohol Beverage License – 561-650-6872 & 6873
Copy Of State License
111 S. Sapodilla Ave #111,West Palm Beach, Fl
Certificate Of Competency – Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County Tax Collector Application
Department Of Children And Families – 561-355-3023
CONTRACTOR & OUT OF CITY CONTRACTORS:
901 Evernia Street West Palm Beach 33401
⃞ Food Service Certificate – 1-800-488-3951 ⃞ New Application (Form BTR-A)
⃞ Building Division – 561-742-6350 ⃞ Copy Of State License
Div. Hotel & Rest. Approval – 850-487-1395
Certificate Of Competency
5080 Coconut Creek Parkway – Margate, Fl
⃞ Palm Beach County -Consumer Affairs – 800-435-7352 ⃞ County/County-Wide License From Palm Beach County – 561-233-5525
⃞ Palm Beach County - Health Department – 800-547-6800 MORE HELPFUL NUMBERS
⃞ Internal Revenue – Non -Profit 501(c)3 – 800-829-1040 ⃞ Assisted living / Adult Daycare – (850-487-2515)
⃞ Contractor Certification – 561-233-5525 ⃞ Business and Professional Regulations – (850-487-1395)
Federal Employer Identification Number (F.E.I) – 800-829-3676
Dept of Agriculture & Consumers Services – 850-410-3808
ANY APPLICATION FOR A NEW LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT IN AN EXISTING BUILDING WILL
REQUIRE LIFE/SAFETY, BUILDING INSPECTIONS, TO INCLUDE: STRUCTURAL, ELECTRICAL,
PLUMBING, MECHANICAL AND FIRE.
AFTER OBTAINING A LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT FROM THE CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH,
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A PALM BEACH COUNTY BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT AT
ANY BRANCH OF THE PALM BEACH COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR: (561) 355-2272
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City of Boynton Beach Form BTR-A
APPLICATION FOR LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT BTR Number:
NOTE: APPLICATION IS NOT THE ISSUED BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT
100 E. BOYNTON BEACH BOULEVARD, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33425
Address Transfer Home Classification Code:
New Business: Out of City
Change: or Other: Based
Business Name/Fictitious Name (DBA): Amount Due:
Corporation Name: Drivers License:
Business Address: City, State, Zip: SSN# or FEI [Required by F.S.
Mailing Address: City, State, Zip:
Business Phone, Fax: E-Mail Address: ***IF WORKING FROM HOME,
PLEASE FILL OUT FORM H-A
Owner’s Name: Owner’s Address: Are you Claiming Exemptions?
Yes: ________ No: ________
City: State Zip Code Phone #
**Disabled Veterans/Aged Exemption-
Merchants: Inventory of
Merchandise for resale at peak season.
CHECK ONE CHECK ONE Retail Merchant Wholesale
Inventory Value Merchant
MANAGER BROKER OF SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP
(supplemental form required) OTHER
TYPE OF BUSINESS: Describe type of business in detail to enable the City to determine proper classification for the Local Describe Previous Business Use at this
Business Tax Receipt. ***Some business and or profession requires a state license, copy must be provided*** address:
*** IF THE BUSINESS HANDLES, STORES, USES or GENERATE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL, ATTACH MSDS
Chapter 9, Art VIII, Section 9-121***
Gross Square Footage:
NOTE: List all names and addresses of partners and officers of corporation below, or attach separate sheet.
Number of Seats/Stations (Restaurant, Salons, etc): __________ Passenger Capacity (Boats-Recreational/Commercial, etc): __________
Number of Vehicles (Trucking/Taxi/Vehicle for Hire, etc): __________ Number of Employees: __________
Number of Rooms (Nursing Care/ALF/Hotel/Motel/Rental Properties: __________ Number of Machines/Tables: __________
The undersigned does hereby request that a local business tax receipt be issued on the basis of the above provided information with the understanding that all City of Boynton
Beach Ordinances shall be complied with, whether specified herein or not.
Owner’s/Applicant’s Signature: __________________________________ Date: ______________________
Name & Address: Home Phone Cell Phone
Name & Address: Home Phone Cell Phone
All Assisted Living Facilities/Group Homes within the City of Boynton Beach are requires approval from the State of Florida.
Assisted Living Facilities/Group Homes with 6 or more occupants require inspections for a change of use and occupancy.
RENEWAL IS DUE EVERY SEPTEMBER 30TH
For Office Use Only
Date of Business Tax Inspection:
Date:___________ Time:__________ Name:__________________
Building Inspection Comments: Fire Safety Comments:
DISTRICT: PCN: PARKING:
BUSINESS COMMENTS / RESTRICTIONS:
SPECIAL APPROVAL REQUIRED: ___________ USE: _________________________________________________________________
(All Conditional Uses must receive City Commission approval and all Mobil Vending Units must receive Board approval prior to the
issuance of a Local Business Tax Receipt.)
APPROVAL DATE: _________________________________
BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT APPLICATION ROUTING AND APPROVALS
(If rejected, attach comment sheet.)
ZONING VERIFICATION: BY: _______________________________________________________ DATE: ____________________
BUSINESS TAX APPROVAL: BY: _______________________________________________________ DATE: ____________________
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CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH
HOME OCCUPATION CONDITIONS
& AFFIDAVIT OF AGREEMENT
The Boynton Beach permits Home Occupations within residential districts subject to compliance with
Chapter 2, Zoning Section 11.D.
Home occupations shall be permitted subject to these specific regulations designed for the protection
of residential neighborhoods, where all of the activity takes place within a structure, and where the
principal use is for residential purposes.
In order for any home occupation to be permitted or continue to be permitted, the following
performance standards shall be agreed to in writing by the applicant and be maintained for the
duration of the business tax receipt/occupational license:
1. The residential character and integrity of the neighborhood must not be
disturbed and the occupational activity at the home shall not be noticeable
from off the premises.
2. A home occupation shall only be conducted within twenty (20) percent of the
living area of the dwelling including interior halls, closets and storage areas,
but excluding garages, screened porches, accessory buildings or any similar
space not suited or intended as living quarters.
3. The home occupation shall be conducted at the licensed address only by
residents of that dwelling unit and shall only be the type of occupation which
does not involve client business visits to the home, and is typified by business
transactions conducted by telephone, mail, or off premises of the licensed
(The giving of individual instruction to one (1) person at a time, such as an art
or piano teacher, shall be deemed a home occupation).
4. No equipment or process shall be used in a home occupation which creates
fumes, glare, noise, odors, vibration, our electrical interference detectable to
the normal senses off the lot, if the occupation is conducted in a single family
residence or outside the dwelling unit if conducted in other than a single
family residence. In the case of electrical interference no equipment or
process shall be used which creates visual or audible interference in any
radio or television receivers off the premises.
5. No traffic shall be generated by a home occupation in greater volumes than
would normally be expected in a residential neighborhood, and any need for
parking generated by the conduct of a home occupation shall be met by off
street parking which complies with Chapter 23, Parking Lots.
6. All storage of materials or supplies used in the home occupation shall be
done within the living area of the dwelling unit, within the space limitations
specified in subsection 2 above and shall not be visible from adjacent
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Contractors, trades persons and the like shall not use their home garage or
yard areas for storage of materials and supplies used in business activities.
7. No sign or display shall be visible other that a non-illuminated sign, not
exceeding two (2) square feet in area placed on the exterior wall of the
residence as close as practical to the front entrance.
8. A panel, pick-up truck, van or similar type of truck, not over one (1) ton
chassis configuration may be parked in a residential zoning district. Such
vehicle, however, must be used by a resident of the premises, and not more
than one (1) such truck shall be located on each plot.
9. A home occupation shall be subject to all business tax/occupational license
provisions defined in Chapter 13 of the Boynton Beach Code of Ordinances.
I, the owner or lessee of the property located at:
Zip: Phone No.:
do hereby certify that I have read the foregoing and am aware of my responsibilities and liabilities for the
license to: (describe type or function):
I fully understand each of these specific regulations, and do hereby covenant and agree to abide by each
performance standard for the duration of my business tax receipt (occupational license) at the above
Signature of Licensee
CITY APPROVAL OF THIS LICENSE DOES NOT REPRESENT YOUR LOCAL H.O.A. APPROVAL.
CONSULT REGULATIONS OF YOUR LOCAL H.O.A. AND MAKE SURE THEIR APPROVAL.
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF PALM BEACH
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date):
who is personally known to me or who has produced (type of identification)
as identification and who did (did not) take an oath.
Signature of person taking acknowledgement:
Name of officer taking acknowledgement (typed, printed or stamped):
Title or rank:
Serial number, if any:
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STATE OF FLORIDA Form R-S
COUNTY OF PALM BEACH
RESOLUTION OF SHAREHOLDERS AND DIRECTORS
The undersigned directors of ________________________________ Inc., a
Florida corporation (hereinafter “Corporation”), and being all the directors of the
Corporation, do hereby unanimously consent in writing to the following action and adopt
the following Resolution.
BE IT RESOLVED as follows:
The Board of Directors discussed the necessity of obtaining a business tax receipt
(formerly known as occupational license) from the City of Boynton Beach to operate the
The Board of Directors finds that _____________________, as_____________________
of the Corporation is hereby authorized to bind the Corporation in its application to the
City of Boynton Beach for an occupational license.
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Links for required non-City of Boynton Beach
Business Tax forms
Corporate Documents/Fictitious Name Registration
Palm Beach County Business Tax Application