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Corporate Income Tax Corporations in Florida must pay State corporate income tax. Florida Department of Revenue 
Cocoa Service Center
2428 Clearlake Rd.
Bldg. M

Ph: (800) 352-3671
Ph: (321) 504-0950
Department of Agriculture Various businesses are governed by the Florida Department of Agriculture Florida Department of Agriculture 
Ph: (850) 245-5500
Employer Identification Number All businesses, except sole proprietorships with no employees, must register for a federal identification number. Internal Revenue Service 
Ph: (800) 829-4933
Federal Income Tax and Social Security Tax
Employers must withhold from employees salaries for federal tax and pay for Social Security. Internal Revenue Service 
Withholding
Ph: (800) 829-4933 
Federal Unemployment Tax Most businesses with one or more employees must contribute to a federal fund that pays for unemployment insurance to workers who have been laid off. Internal Revenue Service
Ph: (800) 829-4933
New Employee Hire Reporting Requirements Federal and State law requires employers to report all new/rehire employees who work in the State of Florida new/hire to whom the employer anticipates paying earnings. Employees should be reported even if they work only one day and are terminated. This reporting requirement is part of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996. New Hire Reporting
Ph: (850) 656-3343 
Personal Property Tax Brevard County taxes the personal property of businesses(for items such as business equipment.) Brevard County Tax Collector
400 South St.
Titusville, FL 32780

Ph: (321) 264-6930
Sales Tax Certificates The State of Florida requires retail stores and other businesses to collect sales tax. Businesses must apply for a sales tax certificate. Florida Department of Revenue 
Cocoa Service Center
2428 Clearlake Rd.
Bldg. M

Ph: (800) 352-3671
Ph: (321) 504-0950 
State Unemployment Tax Businesses must also pay into a State fund that pays unemployment insurance. Florida Department of Revenue
Ph: (850) 488-6800
Ph: (800) 352-3671
Worker’s Compensation Companies with four or more employees must pay into a State fund that compensates workers who are injured on the job. In construction businesses, the rules that apply are stricter. State Compliance Division of Workers Compensation
Ph: (850) 488-2713