I am over 65, am I exempt?

Persons 65 years of age or older, with not more than one employee or helper, and who use only their own capital, not in excess of $1,000, may engage in any business or occupation in counties in which they live without being required to pay a business tax. Proof of the right to the exemption shall be made. Any person entitled to the exemption shall upon application and furnishing of the proof will be issued a receipt.

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1. What is a local business tax receipt?
2. Why do I need a professional tax receipt?
3. Who must have a local business tax receipt and professional tax receipt?
4. How much are business tax receipt fees?
5. What are the due dates and penalties for business tax receipt invoices?
6. How do I know if my location is in the city limits of Maitland?
7. I work from my home, do I need a local business tax receipt?
8. Customers don’t visit my business location, or I don’t sell goods directly to customers, do I need a local business tax receipt?
9. I don’t consider my legal entity to be a “business” – property or other assets are owned under that legal name. Do I need a local business tax receipt?
10. How do I apply for a local business tax receipt?
11. How long will it take to get my local business tax receipt after I have paid for it?
12. I have just moved to Maitland, will I need a Maitland local business tax receipt?
13. After I receive my Maitland tax receipt, will I need any other tax receipts?
14. I was recently notified that I needed to obtain a local business tax receipt, but my business was already operating. Do I need to pay for previous years?
15. Do I have to display my local business tax receipt?
16. What is a fictitious name and do I need one?
17. I am over 65, am I exempt?
18. Are non-profit organizations exempt?