Business Tax Receipt Division
Business Tax Receipt Information
The City is now accepting online credit card payments for Business Tax Receipt renewals.
We accept the following credit cards online: American Express, MasterCard and Discover.
Please note, those businesses that must show annual documentation will not be able to renew online.
The Click2gov portal also functions as a searchable Business Tax Receipt (BTR) Database. This convenient resource includes information such as business name, year a business was established, address, phone number and account number. If you have any concerns with the information in this database, please contact the Business Tax Receipt office at 954.786.4668 or 954.786.4633.
For a list of frequently asked questions please click here.
Renew your Business Tax Receipt Online - Click2gov
Guide to BTR Online Renewal and Contractor Registration Verification
Whether you are a visitor or a resident, Pompano Beach is home to a wide diversity of great local businesses worthy of your support. From restaurants to drycleaners to marine parts warehouses and everything in between, odds are that you can find whatever you need right here in Pompano Beach.
For a complete list of our local businesses organized by business type click the link below. If you would like to find specific business information such as phone number, number of employees, etc., please use our searchable database at click2gov.
Pompano Beach Business Directory
100 West Atlantic Boulevard
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060
Lobby Hours Monday - Friday 7am - 5:30pm
(applications not accepted after 5:00 pm)
Phone: 954.786.4668 or 954.786.4633
|Business Tax Receipt Contacts|
|BTR Inspectors||BTR Technicians||BTR Supervisor|
|Sal Titto email@example.com||Lisa Wiggins firstname.lastname@example.org||Dennis Panico email@example.com|
|Linda Cebrian firstname.lastname@example.org||Jaclyn Mesojedec Jaclyn.Mesojedec@copbfl.com|
|Catherine Paredes email@example.com|
|Ricardo Collings Ricardo.Collings@copbfl.com|
|Click here for map of area inspectors and zones|
- Adult Entertainment Affidavit
- Auto Dealer Affidavit
- Auto Repair Affidavit
- Auto Sales Affidavit
- Boat Repair Affidavit
- Boat Sales Affidavit
- Cafe Affidavit
- Club Affidavit
- Dispensing Controlled Substances Affidavit
- Dwelling Unit Occupancy Affidavit
- Enclosed Restaurant that Sells Only Beer and/or Wine Affidavit
- Family Child Care Home
- Fictitious Name Affidavit
- Home Based Business Affidavit
- Inventory Affidavit
- Large Family Day Care Home Affidavit
- Limited Retail Sales in an Industrial District
- Motor Vehicle and Boat Restrictions
- Moving / Stationary Vendor Affidavit
- Outdoor Activity and/or Outdoor Storage Restriction Affidavit
- Retail Sales in Industrial Districts
- Sales of Used Merchandise in B-3 District
- Sexually Oriented Business Affidavit
- Used Automobile and Light Truck Sales with Outdoor Display in B-4 and I-1 Districts Affidavit
Guides / Helpful Handouts
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Business Tax Receipt (BTR)? (Formerly known as an Occupational License.)
A BTR is a tax for the privilege of engaging in or managing a business, profession, or occupation within the city limits. (The Florida Legislature recently enacted legislation which amended references to Occupational License. Effective January 1st, 2007, the term "Occupational License was amended to read "Business Tax Receipt" and the term "Occupational License Fee" was amended to read "Business Tax Receipt.")
Do I need a City Business Tax Receipt if I have a Broward County Tax Receipt?
Yes. If your business is located inside the City of Pompano Beach city limits, a City issued BTR is required.
Which tax receipt do I obtain first?
Applicants should first obtain a BTR from the City of Pompano Beach prior to obtaining a Broward County Tax Receipt
What documents do I need to bring with me when applying for a BTR?
If you have a corporation, a copy of your certificate of incorporation, or a printed copy from Sun Biz is required. If you are using a fictitious name, a copy of your fictitious name registration with the Florida Department of State is required. If you are a contractor, a copy of your Broward County Certificate of Competency or State Certification is required. If you hold a State or County license of any type, a copy is required. If you are an auto repair shop of any type, a copy of your registration with the Department of Agriculture is required. If you are opening a restaurant or planning to sell food, please contact Department of Business and Professional Relations (DBPR).
Please contact the BTR Division at 954.786.4668 or 954.786.4633 to verify if any other documents are required.
Local Business Taxes
Beginning July 1st, 2015, at broward.county-taxes.com/btexpress. You can file an application for a new business tax receipt and/or change address information on an existing business tax receipt. For more infomation and assistance, please call 954-831-4000. Fax number: 954-357-5479.
The Local Business Tax (formerly known as Occupational License) is required of any individual or entity choosing to engage in or manage any business, profession or occupation in Broward County, unless specifically exempted. When you pay a Local Business Tax, you receive a Local Business Tax Receipt, which is valid for one year, from October 1 through September 30. Tax rates vary, depending on your business classification.
Renewal applications are mailed each July 1 to current, valid Local Business Tax Receipt holders, to the mailing address on record. If you do not renew your Local Business Tax Receipt by September 30, it becomes delinquent October 1, and you will be assessed a penalty if you attempt to renew for the following year.
If you do not receive your renewal notice, you should contact the Broward County Call Center at 954-831-4000. Fax number: 954-357-5479.
Questions or Applications can also be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org