Florida – Desoto County Adds a 0.5% Discretionary Sales Surtax and Increases Tourist Development Tax

SALT Report 3547 – Effective January 1, 2015, sales tax dealers in Desoto County must begin collecting the 0.5% Desoto County Indigent Health Care Surtax, in addition to the current 1% discretionary sales surtax and the 6% state sales tax, on the sale or use of taxable merchandise or taxable services delivered into Desoto County.

Also effective January 1, 2015, any person or business in Desoto County that collects taxable transactions known as “transient rentals” must collect the additional 1% tourist development tax.

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TIP # 14A01-21