All businesses with a physical location in Volusia County are required to have a current Volusia County Business Tax Receipt unless exempt per Section 114-1(b) Tax Schedule of the Volusia County Code of Ordinances (click here for the list of exempt classifications).
The tax year is from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30 of the following year. Bills for each year are mailed July 1. A new receipt is issued for each year the tax is paid.
Application and renewal resources
Convenience fees are charged by the processing company. Credit card payment convenience fee = 2.6% w/$1.75 minimum. E-Check payment convenience fee = $1.50.
The online application for new businesses and changes to existing businesses will be down for maintenance from 4pm-6pm Thursday, October 17th
Apply for a new Volusia County Local Business Tax Receipt online.
Make changes to an existing account
Apply to make changes to your existing Volusia County Business Tax Receipt.
Business tax links
Other related county departments that you may need to get approval from in order to operate in Volusia County.
Links to state agencies and cities you may also need to register with.
Doing business with Volusia County
If you are interested in doing business with Volusia County, please visit our Purchasing and Contracts Division.
Business Tax frequently asked questions
Business Tax Search
To find out if a business is currently registered with the Revenue Division: Business Tax search.
Business Tax Reports
Business Tax Reports are available. Once you are on the reports page, select the report you are interested in, then click the "View Report" button. After the report has come up, you can choose to download it to a text file, a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or a PDF document.