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Business Licenses and Taxes

The County Tax Collector website offers a checklist for start-up companies and those relocating to Indian River County with a list of documentation that may be required and local contact information. The local business tax year is from October 1st to September 30th of the following year.

The state sales tax is 6% with exemptions on food, medicine and professional services. Indian River County has an additional 1% sales tax, making the total sales tax 7%.  Companies that collect sales tax remit those collections monthly to the Florida Department of Revenue.

To download business license applications, please visit the following websites:

Indian River Tax Collector - for businesses located in the unincorporated parts of the county 
Main Office - 772-226-1343

City of Vero Beach 
Planning Division - 772-978-4550 or

City of Sebastian
Licensing & Permitting; Building Department - 772-388-8211

City of Fellsmere
Business Tax Receipts Division - 772-571-1616

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