Florida – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 6, 2019

The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019. During this sales tax Continue reading Florida – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 6, 2019

Florida – Back-to-school sales tax holiday is right around the corner

The back-to-school sales tax holiday is right around the corner and we’ve got all the details as to what the holiday does and does not apply to. The 2019 sales tax holiday will begin on Aug. 2 and will end Continue reading Florida – Back-to-school sales tax holiday is right around the corner

Florida – Wayfair: Formulating A Florida Response

The non-collection of sales taxes on sales to Florida customers by remote (out-of-state) sellers has been the most significant tax compliance and collection issue facing Florida and other states for many years. Remote vendors sell products by the internet, telephone, Continue reading Florida – Wayfair: Formulating A Florida Response

Florida – Sales Taxes By County Vary, Here’s Where Central Florida Counties Stand

Osceola County on tap to reach highest sales tax in state Florida sales tax helps pay for schools, roads and fire and police departments but each county can add an additional sales tax to help pay for needs of individual Continue reading Florida – Sales Taxes By County Vary, Here’s Where Central Florida Counties Stand

Florida – Hurricane, School Supplies Tax Holidays Signed Into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s annual sales tax holidays for hurricane and back-to-school supplies are officially a go. Hurricane Supplies Sales Tax Holiday runs May 31 through June 6 RELATED: PRINTABLE Hurricane Supplies Checklist  School Supplies Holiday runs August 2 through August 6 Continue reading Florida – Hurricane, School Supplies Tax Holidays Signed Into Law

Florida – Early Voting In Osceola Sales Tax Referendum Starts Monday

KISSIMMEEE, Fla. — Osceola County will open early voting locations Monday for a countywide referendum to raise the sales tax to help with growth needs. The referendum would raise the sales tax from 7.5 percent to 8.5 percent for three decades. Continue reading Florida – Early Voting In Osceola Sales Tax Referendum Starts Monday

Florida – Why Floridians May Soon Pay More When Shopping Online

Right now there is no law requiring it, but lawmakers want companies to start charging you sales tax. FORT MYERS, Fla. – Your online purchases could soon cost you more. That’s because Florida lawmakers want companies to start charging you sales Continue reading Florida – Why Floridians May Soon Pay More When Shopping Online

Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

In recent years, states have increasingly considered taxing services by expanding the sales and use tax base —  and 2019 is no different. So far this year, taxation of services bills have been introduced in nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Continue reading Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

Florida – Murphy USA Inc. Customers File Suit Over Allegedly Improper Charging Of Sales Tax

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Customers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a retail gas station chain over allegations it improperly charged money from its customers. Steven Gregory Holt and Robert Enslen, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly Continue reading Florida – Murphy USA Inc. Customers File Suit Over Allegedly Improper Charging Of Sales Tax

Florida – Florida Retailers Call on Legislature to Close Online Sales Tax Loophole

After a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) is doubling down in its efforts to close the online sales tax loophole. “Following the success of legislation and executive action in more than 35 states across the country, retailers continue to Continue reading Florida – Florida Retailers Call on Legislature to Close Online Sales Tax Loophole