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FL SALES TAX: $5,000 SURTAX CAP ON BULK SALES

For retailers in Florida, keeping up with sales tax laws and exemptions can be a daunting task. Retailers are liable to the Department of Revenue for under collecting tax and retailers can be sued by ...
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FLORIDA SALES TAX AND DROP SHIPMENTS

Drop shipments are great ways for sellers to take advantage of avoiding the costs of inventory storage when selling to customers. For a drop shipment to occur, normally an individual buys from a ...
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Scholarship Donations in Lieu of FL Sales Tax on Rent?

Does your business make donations to help fund scholarships? Does your business also pay sales tax on commercial rent? As of October 1, 2018, Florida businesses can apply to reduce the sales tax on ...
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Florida Sales Tax - Voluntary Disclosure Program

The purpose of this article is to discuss one of the most beneficial areas of Florida sales tax law – The Florida Voluntary Disclosure Program. Florida’s sales tax laws are endlessly ...
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FL Reemployment Tax: An Employer's Perspective, Part II

An Employer’s Perspective: Florida “Reemployment Tax” aka, Unemployment Tax, Part II By James F. McAuley, Esq. BCS. Introduction Part I of this article focused on how an employer can ...
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2018 Florida Tax Legislation Update

The legislative session has finally come to an end and the governor has signed into law the Legislature’s 2018 tax package. There are a few exemptions that are renewed from last year. There are ...
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0% Florida Sales Tax Rate? Yes, In Certain Zip Codes

Tangible personal property imported, produced, or manufactured in this state for export are not subject to Florida sales tax when the importer, producer, or manufacturer delivers the property to a ...
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An Employer's Perspective: Florida "Reemployment tax" aka, Unemployment Tax

An Employer’s Perspective: Florida “Reemployment tax” aka, Unemployment Tax. Part I of II by James F. McAuley, Esq. Who must pay Florida Reemployment tax? Generally, speaking ...
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RESTAURANT FLORIDA SALES TAX HANDBOOK

FLORIDA SALES TAX ON RESTAURANTS Restaurant owners and managers know the challenges of daily operations. From the stresses of employees being unable to make a shift to ensuring you have enough product ...
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Florida Sales Tax Exemption on Admissions for Resale

Sales tax is designed, in theory, to tax the final consumer of a product. There are all sorts of exceptions to this rule as well as exemptions, credits, and exclusions that help Florida sales tax law ...
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SALES TAX ON AIRCRAFT PARTS AND REPAIRS IN FLORIDA

SALES TAX ON AIRCRAFT PARTS AND REPAIRS IN FLORIDA The general rule is aircraft parts are considered to be tangible personal property, which are subject to tax when purchased or used in Florida. ...
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2017 New FL Sales Tax Exemption for New Construction

As of July 1, 2017, Florida has a sales and use tax emption for the purchase of building materials, pest control services, and the rental of tangible personal property used in new construction in ...
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Florida Sales Tax Back To School Holiday - Aug 4-6th

Two New Tax Holidays for 2017 When I heard there were two new holidays passed by the legislature, I was hoping the state had finally legitimized “Lawyer Appreciation Day,” day off ...
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NEW FL SALE TAX EXEMPTION - DATA CENTERS

As of July 1 st, 2017, Florida has a new sales and use tax exemption: data centers. This move by the Florida legislature is interesting in a time when many states are attempting to expand exemptions ...
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Cleaning Services Are Taxable In Florida

It happens more often then I’d like. Despite a long day at the office, a last minute phone call or email has kept me at work until my car is the only one I see in the parking lot when I leave. ...
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Florida FINALLY Reduces the Sales Tax on Commercial Rent

Effective January 1, 2018, Florida has (finally) reduced the sales tax rate on commercial rent. Because Florida is the only state in the country that has a sales tax on commercial rent, many people ...
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FL SALES TAX NEXUS: FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON (FBA)

Imagine owning an online business. The business has inventory in several states via Amazon’s Fulfillment By Amazon (“FBA”) services. This inventory is stored in warehouses across the ...
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FL Auto Dealers: DOR Cherry-Picks Statutes to Over-Assess Auto Dealers

When an audit is initiated against a car dealer, it can send owners scrambling for records of all kinds. From bad debts to out-of-state sales, there are countless documents from the three-year period ...
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Debtor's Prisons and Double Jeopardy in State Tax Prosecutions

Debtor’s Prisons and Double Jeopardy in State Tax Prosecutions: The Department of Revenue Has A New Trick Up Its Sleeve. The term debtor’s prison tends to conjure up images straight out of ...
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Tax Assessment Unenforceable Under Florida Law?

WHEN A TAX ASSESSMENT IS UNENFORCEABLE UNDER FLORIDA LAW BY JAMES F.McAULEY [1] Florida law has a specific definition for the term “rule”. In the context of administrative law and state ...
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FL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION RISKED RENTING ON AIRBNB

Florida County Property Appraisers take hard line on the rental of property through the popular Airbnb service. It is a longstanding tradition for technology and law to be at odds. Technology moves at ...
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FL DOR WAITS 10 YRS TO SAY DROP SHIPMENTS NOT TAXABLE

After nearly 10 years in limbo, the Florida Department of Revenue (“Department”) issued a Final Order resolving a taxpayer’s litigated tax liability issuing a final order in March ...
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FL SALES TAX AUDIT - HOTELS & EXTENDED STAY MOTELS

Are you a hotel owner/operator facing a Florida sales tax audit? Did you try to handle the audit yourself thinking nothing was wrong? Or have you heard enough horror stories about sales tax audits ...
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FL Taxation of Florists Case Denied Cert by US Sp Ct

FL Taxation of Florists Case Denied Cert by US Sp Ct I remember when one could understand the limits of a state’s ability to subject transactions to sales tax. But that understanding has been ...
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2017 TIP 16A01-24 FL Sales Tax Rates on Cars for Nonresident Purchasers

2017 Florida Sales Tax Car Exemption for Nonresident Purchasers Florida Car Dealers – the publication for 2017 sales tax rates on vehicle sales throughout the United States has arrived! Florida ...
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