Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about bed tax collection, the grant application process, other funding options, outside sources, etc. to help in the completion of planning for special events, conventions or conferences.
Q - Will I have to pay bed taxes if I rent my home out for a special event?
A - Yes, you can get information for the proper forms by calling the Tax Collector's Office at (904) 630-2022.
Q - Could renting out my house effect my Homestead Exemption?
A - It could depending on certain criteria. The General Counsel's Office for the City of Jacksonville has written an opinion on this matter which can be reviewed by clicking on Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Opinion by OGC 060704.pdf. For more information please contact the Property Appraiser's Office at (904) 630-2020.
Q - What other sources can help me in planning my event in Jacksonville?
A - There are many other sources that may be able to help in different aspects of planning your event here:
- The Duval County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) can assist you with information on holding an event. For more information call (904) 798-9111 or click here at http://www.visitjacksonville.com/;
- The Special Events Office for the City of Jacksonville has opportunities for funding (Festival Grant Applications) along with information on holding an event. For more information call (904) 630-3690;
- Other sites that have important information about Jacksonville and/or Florida are: http://www.myjaxchamber.com/
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