Public Service and Communications Services Tax

Volusia County Ordinance # 01-14, adopted June 21, 2001, amended the Public Service Tax Ordinance and levied a Communications Services Tax.

  • Public Service Tax - a 10% tax on electricity and metered or bottled gas (natural liquefied petroleum gas or manufactured) purchased in unincorporated Volusia County. This tax will appear on utility bills. For more details click here to view Chapter 114, Article V of the Volusia County Code of Ordinances.
  • Communications Services Tax – a 5.22% tax on communications services effective October 1, 2002, within unincorporated Volusia County. This tax is administered, levied, and collected in accordance with Chapter 202, Florida Statutes. This tax will appear on bills generated by the communications providers.

For more information on either type of tax:


386-736-5938  West Volusia
386-254-4635  East Volusia

Craig Baumgardner, CFC, CEL

Thomas C. Kelly
Administration Center
123 W. Indiana Ave.
Room 103
DeLand, FL 32720

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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