Taxpayer Education

Whether you are starting a business, or you have an existing business, the Florida Department of Revenue wants to make sure you have the information and resources you need to be successful. We provide new business information, webinars, tax tutorials, and industry-specific brochures to assist you.

The Department wishes you success with your business!

New Business Information

SCORE Partnership and Tax Information Webinars

The Department's General Tax Administration Program is proud to partner with SCORE to provide Florida businesses the tools and resources they need to be successful. SCORE is a nonprofit association of volunteer business counselors supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Their experienced volunteers provide free or low-cost business advice and mentoring, as well as workshops and webinars.

Available Webinars

Florida Sales and Use Tax: Helping You Succeed. In this recorded webinar, learn the basics of state sales and use tax, including types of transactions; exemptions; annual resale certificates; the bracket system; discretionary sales surtax; and filing requirements. Listen to this webinar recorded in February 2020.

File and Pay Florida Taxes with Confidence. In this recorded webinar, learn how to enroll to file and pay electronically, where to file and pay on the Department’s website, line-by-line information using the long form sales tax return, and information about resources that will help. Listen to this webinar recorded in February 2019.

Use Tax and You: What businesses should know about Florida’s most misunderstood tax. In this recorded webinar, learn the definition of use tax, how it differs from sales tax, how it applies to your business, when it is due, and why it is often discovered during audits. Listen to this webinar recorded in July 2018.

Florida Sales Tax Tales: Fact vs. Fiction. In this recorded webinar, learn about Florida’s sales and use tax laws, resale certificates, website resources, and more. Listen to this webinar recorded in December 2017.

Florida Reemployment Tax Basics: Foundation for Your Success. In this recorded webinar, learn about reemployment tax requirements and responsibilities, how to file and pay electronically, records you will need to keep, and more. Listen to this webinar recorded in July 2017.

Learn More with Guides and Tax Tutorials

The following guides and tutorials provide overviews and additional information on subject matters commonly used by taxpayers when interacting with the Department. You may need to disable pop-up blockers.

For more brochures, forms, guides, and additional informatoin, visit the Department's Forms and Publications webpage.

Guides to Completing Tax Applications

Tutorials - Tax Overview

Tutorials - Tips for Success

Other Resources