Who qualifies for an exempt (no fee) Business Tax Receipt?

Escambia County residents who are age 65 or older or have a disability rating of 10% or higher. Please see additional qualifiers below.

To qualify for the over 65 exemption for Business Tax Receipt, you must:

  • be a resident of Escambia County,
  • show proof of age,
  • use your own capital, with no more than $1,000 invested in starting the business (affidavit required),
  • have no more than one employee or helper,
  • complete the Business Tax Receipt Application Form (PDF).

To qualify for an exemption based on disability, please bring proof of a disability rating of 10% or higher.