Sales Tax Registration in Florida

Florida collects both Sales Tax and Use Tax. Sales tax is charged on any sale, storage or rental, unless the product is exempted from tax.

Use tax is charged on usage or consumption of taxable products or services on which sales tax is not paid.

Florida has both online and offline options for getting Sales Tax Permit in state. Online method is preferred as it is faster route to get your sales tax permit.

We will explain online procedure to get sales tax permit, for offline procedure you need to fill and submit form DR-1 to your local tax department.

Documents and information required for Sales Tax Permit in Florida

  • Legal Entity Type
  • Legal Name of Entity
  • Federal EIN
  • Date of Organization FYE**, Charter Number
  • Owner or Officer Name(s)
  • Owner or Officer SSN
  • Owner’s Address
  • Owner’s Telephone Number
  • Business Physical Address
  • Signature of Owner or Officer

Sales Tax Registration Procedure

You have online facility to obtain sales tax permit in Florida. It is very easy to get sales tax permit if you read and understand requirements before applying.

Before applying for sales tax permit, make sure you have documents and information ready.

  • Provide Reason for registration
  • Select business activities
  • Based on above selections, obligation to registration will be shown
  • Provide entity identification (SSN)
  • Click Next and complete application

Reason for registering

sales tax reason for registration

Business Activity

business activity

Business Structure

business structure

Registration obligation

registration obligation

Entity identification

identity ssn

This is a single form and window to obtain sales tax permit in Florida. You can visit and complete registration formality on your own without spending on a consultant.

Further registration is required by all type of entities whether you are Business Trust, Corporation, Estate, General Partnership, Indian Tribe/Tribal Unit, Limited Partnership, Married Couple, Multi-Member LLC, Non-Business Trust, Single Member LLC or Sole Proprietor.

Returns and Tax

After registration you have to comply with tax payment and return filing requirements. Due to pay and file return is 20th of each month. If due date falls on holiday then due date will be next working day.

Return has to be filed (NIL return) even if their is not transaction during the month.

Return and payment can be made on state filing portal.

Due date to report sales tax and use tax - FLORIDA
Annual Sales Tax Due date
More than $1,000 Monthly
$501 - $1,000 Quarterly
$101 - $500 Semiannual
$100 or less Annual

Sales Tax Rates in Florida

State Rate 6.00%
County Rate 1.06%
City Rate 0.00%
Special Rate 0.00%
Combined Rate 7.05%

Check Sales Tax Calculator and rates in Florida.

Updated: March 31, 2020

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