Business Tax Receipts

The Development Services Department assists applicants and residents with applications for Business Tax Receipts in the Town of Lantana. All businesses operating within the Town limits of Town of Lantana must obtain a Business Tax Receipt.  

What is a business tax receipt (BTR)?

A business tax receipt is a type of license required to operate a business. These were formally called occupational licenses. In Florida, the name for a license required to open and run a business is called a business tax receipt. They are referred to commonly as BTRs.

Do I Need a BTR for a home-based business?

Yes, all businesses operating in Lantana require a BTR – even home-based businesses.

Am I required to obtain a BTR every year?

You are required to keep your BTR active at all times. You can keep your BTR active by paying the yearly BTR fee each year by September 30th.  You can pay in person at our office or mail the fee to our office at 504 Greynolds Circle, Lantana, FL 33462.

When is the BTR payment due? 

BTR payments run on a fiscal year cycle. Each year, your business tax receipt is due by September 30. For example, if you pay your business tax receipt for fiscal year 2021-2022 by September 30, 2021, it will remain active until September 30, 2022. 

Where do I obtain Forms for a new BTR?

Please click here to view and download the business tax receipt application for the Town of Lantana.

Note you may be required to obtain additional information from other agencies in order to maintain your business and BTR. Please reach out to us at the contact information below to determine what additional information is needed with your application. If documents are required from other agencies, you can reach out to each agency directly to obtain any applicable documents.

What if I want to change my business information with the Town, such as changing names or business officers?

Reach out to us at the contact information below and we will change the information in your files.

How Do I Learn More About to BTR Process?
Contact us to learn more about the BTR Process and obtain all information for your use and business activities. 

Contact Information:
  • Location: Development Services Department, 504 Greynolds Circle, Lantana, FL 33462
  • Lobby Walk In Hours: 8 AM-3:30 PM
  • Building Division Main Phone: (561) 540-5780
  • Permit/License Coordinator Phone: (561) 540-5781
  • Building Division Main Email: