The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance to repeal the Alachua County Local Business Tax. Therefore, an Alachua County Local Business Tax Receipt is no longer required.

Please note, if your business is located within the city limits of Alachua, Archer, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High Springs, Lacrosse, Micanopy, Newberry or Waldo you should contact that city to inquire about their local business tax requirements. The contact information is provided below:

  • Alachua – 386-418-4070
  • Archer – 352-495-2880
  • Gainesville – 352-334-5024
  • Hawthorne – 352-481-2432
  • High Springs – 386-454-1416
  • Lacrosse – 386-462-2784
  • Micanopy – 352-466-3121
  • Newberry – 352-472-2161
  • Waldo – 352-468-1001


If your home address is the physical address of your business, and you live in the unincorporated area of the County, you are required to obtain a Home Occupational Permit from Alachua County Code Enforcement. Please contact them at 352-374-5243.