Additional Information

Visitor & Lee County Area Information
Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB)
Contact: Lee County VCB

Homestead Exemption
Homestead Exemption is not permitted on rental property.
Contact: Lee County Property Appraiser to report Homestead Fraud.

Sales and Use Tax
There is also a 6% State of Florida, Department of Revenue, Sales and Use Tax on rentals. Contact:

Florida Department of Revenue
Fort Myers Service Center
2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 270
Fort Myers, FL 33901-3851
(239) 338-2400
Sales and Use Tax 

Hotel And Restaurant License
Hotels and Motels should contact the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants. 

Business License
Anyone engaged in a business, occupation or profession must maintain a current county business license.

Contact: Lee County Tax  Collector Business Tax Guide and Applications

Also check with your City Government to determine if they required a License as well.

Business Name
Contact: Florida Department of State, Fictitious Name Registration Florida Department of State.

Federal Employer ID
Contact the Internal Revenue Service. A Federal Employer Identification Number is issued to most businesses. For forms and federal tax information, visit your local IRS office or call 1-800-829-3676.

Internal Revenue Service.


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