Tax Period & Fees
Except stated by City Code, the Business Tax for the privilege of engaging in or managing any business, profession or occupation within the City of Boca Raton is $105 per year.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT - BUSINESS TAX RENEWAL PERIOD NOW OPEN
PENALTY WAIVER HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2023
Please note, due to a delay in the renewal period, the City is extending the one-time waiver of penalty charges through November 30, 2023. Renewals made after December 1, 2023, will be subject to all remaining penalties and late fees. For renewal questions, contact the Business Tax Division at 561-393-7937 or visit www.myboca.us/BusinessTax.
Other one-time fees include:
- Application Fee: $28
- Certificate of Use Fee: $45
- Code Inspection Fee: $45
- Code Re-Inspection Fee: $50 (upon failure of Code Inspection)
- Fire Inspection Fee: $45
- Fire Re-inspection Fee $50 (upon failure of Fire Inspection)
Business Tax Period
All Business Tax Receipts for City and County are issued for a period of 1 year on a fiscal year basis that begins on October 1 each year, with all Receipts expiring on September 30th.
The Business Tax Receipt can be renewed beginning July 1st of each year.
As a courtesy, the City will email renewal reminders in August. However, if the renewal reminder notice is not received, it is the responsibility of the receipt holder to ensure that their Business Tax is renewed prior to September 30th of each year.
Failure to renew the Business Tax Receipt on or before September 30th each year will result in penalties being applied to the total tax renewal as follows:
Penalty Schedule - Percentage Added to Total Renewal Tax
||25% + $250
Note: Renewals requiring proof of current certification, permit, or license may renew online, in person, or by mail. Please email a copy of the required documents to: RenewmyBTR@myboca.us.