FLORIDA – Duval School Board Won’t Take ‘No’ On Sales Tax; Hires Legal Team

After a bombastic meeting where City Council voted 14 to 5 to withdraw the Duval School Board’s proposed sales tax bill, the board Wednesday morning hired outside representation. “We’re in this position because we’ve been trying to do the right thing,” School Continue reading FLORIDA – Duval School Board Won’t Take ‘No’ On Sales Tax; Hires Legal Team

FLORIDA – What A Half Penny Sales Tax Is Buying For Hillsborough Schools

Noise in the hallways at dozens of schools. Giant trucks blocking the bus ramps. Dust and debris littering campuses. These would normally create huge frustrations for school leaders. But this summer, they were the sights and sounds of a new Continue reading FLORIDA – What A Half Penny Sales Tax Is Buying For Hillsborough Schools

Florida – Joe Gruters Files E-Fairness Bill, This Time With Revenue To Entice

Commerce chair said bill could generate $750 million in recurring revenue. Will this be the year Florida passes legislation charging sales tax for online purchases? State Sen. Joe Gruters once again filed a sales tax bill aimed at leveling the playing field Continue reading Florida – Joe Gruters Files E-Fairness Bill, This Time With Revenue To Entice

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