Tax Collection Agencies

Tax
Description
Agency
Corporate Income TaxCorporations in Florida must pay State corporate income tax.Florida Department of Revenue 
Cocoa Service Center
2428 Clearlake Road
Building M
Cocoa, FL 32922

Phone: 800-352-3671
Phone: 321-504-0950
Department of AgricultureVarious businesses are governed by the Florida Department of Agriculture.Florida Department of Agriculture
Phone: 850-245-5500
Employer Identification NumberAll businesses, except sole proprietorships with no employees, must register for a federal identification number.Internal Revenue Service
Phone: 800-829-4933
Federal Income Tax and Social Security TaxEmployers must withhold from employee's salaries for federal tax and pay for Social Security.Internal Revenue Service
Withholding
Phone: 800-829-4933
Federal Unemployment TaxMost 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
Phone: 800-829-4933
New Employee Hire Reporting RequirementsFederal 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
Phone: 850-656-3343
Personal Property TaxBrevard County taxes the personal property of businesses (for items such as business equipment).Brevard County Tax Collector
400 South Street
Titusville, FL 32780

Phone: 321-264-6930
Sales Tax CertificatesThe 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 Road
Building M
Cocoa, FL 32922

Phone: 800-352-3671
Phone: 321-504-0950
State Unemployment TaxBusinesses must also pay into a State fund that pays unemployment insurance.Florida Department of Revenue
Phone: 850-488-6800
Phone: 800-352-3671
Worker's CompensationCompanies with 4 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
Phone: 850-488-2713