Florida Entertainment Industry Sales Tax Exemption

Any qualified production company producing motion pictures, made for television motion pictures, television series, commercial advertising, music videos, or sound recordings in Florida may be eligible for a sales-and-use tax exemption on certain production related purchases in Florida. To be exempt from Florida’s sales tax at the point of sale, the production company must apply for a certificate of exemption using the application below. Note: Hotel rentals and vehicle rentals are not tax-exempt expenditures, and still photography is not eligible.

ONLINE APPLICATION AND RENEWAL: Apply for the Entertainment Industry Sales Tax Exemption
  • If your address or FEIN has changed since your last certificate, please update your Sunbiz registration before renewing your certificate.
  • If your session has timed out and you would like to recover the information you have already entered on the application, you can recover your session.
  • If you have applied online for the sales tax exemption, and you can check the status of your application.
  • Additional Information
  • Department of Revenue Sales Tax Exemption Information Page
  • Section 288.1258 F.S.
  • If you are unable to apply online, or are having trouble with the links above, please contact Donyelle Marshall at Donyelle.Marshall@deo.myflorida.com or 850-717-8990.