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Public Service Tax on Propane Gas, Natural Gas and Electricity

All sales of propane gas, natural gas or electricity within the unincorporated area of Palm Beach County are subject to the 10% Palm Beach County Public Service Tax. The Palm Beach County Commission adopted and approved the Palm Beach County Public Service Tax Ordinance on July 18, 1989, and established procedures for collecting the tax.

The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is responsible for:

  • Identification of, contact with, and monitoring of remittances from vendors subject to the Public Service Tax.
  • Initiation of the interest and penalty assessment process.
  • Computation of interest or penalty amounts, vendor notification of amounts due, and receipt and recording of remitted funds.

Remittance Form for Public Service Tax on Purchase of Metered or Bottled Gas (natural, liquefied petroleum gas or manufactured)

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Download form "A" - Use this form if the seller bills in any manner other than on a monthly basis.

Download FOrm "B" - Use this form if the seller bills on a monthly basis.

Public Service Tax Affidavit of Sales

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Make checks payable to "Palm Beach County Commissioners." Mail checks, remittance forms, and affidavits to the following address:

Finance Department
Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County
P. O. Box 3977
West Palm Beach, FL 33402

For answers to common questions about the Public Service Tax, please see the Public Service Tax FAQ.