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  • FLORIDA COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNERS GET BLINDSIDED BY SALES TAX
    FLORIDA COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNERS GET BLINDSIDED BY SALES TAX

    Surprise - Intercompany Real Property Rentals Are Subject To Florida Sales Tax - Even Without Paying Rent For businesses that own their own buildings, the most common way of protecting the business ...

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  • FL 1st DCA - Ruehl Case Decided - Tenant Improvements NOT Subject to Sales Tax
    FL 1st DCA - Ruehl Case Decided - Tenant Improvements NOT Subject to Sales Tax

    The Ruehl case concerns whether the improvements made by a Tenant to a leased premises may be considered rent to the Landlord for purposes of Florida Sales and Use Tax. This is a very hot, contested ...

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  • FLORIDA TAX LITIGATION - ALERT - VODAFONE - IS A NON-UNITARY, OUT-OF-STATE PARTNER SUBJECT TO FLORIDA CORPORATE INCOME TAX? --- Filed 12-9-2011
    FLORIDA TAX LITIGATION - ALERT - VODAFONE - IS A NON-UNITARY, OUT-OF-STATE PARTNER SUBJECT TO FLORIDA CORPORATE INCOME TAX? --- Filed 12-9-2011

    VODAFONE (VERIZON WIRELESS PARTNER) CHALLENGES WHETHER FLORIDA CAN REACH AN OUT-OF-STATE, NON-UNITARY, MINORITY PARTNER FOR FLORIDA CORPORATE INCOME TAX PURPOSES. On December 9, 2011, Vodafone ...

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  • FLORIDA TAX LITIGATION: DIRECTV vs FL DOR - FL Communication Services Tax - Satellite TV Taxed at Higher CST Rate Than Local Cable TV
    FLORIDA TAX LITIGATION: DIRECTV vs FL DOR - FL Communication Services Tax - Satellite TV Taxed at Higher CST Rate Than Local Cable TV

    DIRECTV vs Florida Department of Revenue – Florida's Communication Services Tax Violates the Commerce and Equal Protection Clauses UPDATE - SUMMARY JUDGEMENT ISSUE IN FAVOR OF FL DOR ON 10-9-13. You ...

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  • FLORIDA TAX LITIGATION: USE TAX ON INSTALLATION OF PARKING METERS FOR MUNICIPALITY - Taxpayer Argues Parking Meters Are NOT Real Property Improvements
    FLORIDA TAX LITIGATION: USE TAX ON INSTALLATION OF PARKING METERS FOR MUNICIPALITY - Taxpayer Argues Parking Meters Are NOT Real Property Improvements

    FLORIDA tax controversy: USE TAX ON INSTALLATION OF PARKING METERS FOR MUNICIPALITY – Taxpayer Argues Parking Meters Are NOT Real Property Improvements On November 14, 2011, Cale Parking Systems USA, ...

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  • Florida Considers Bill to Tax Internet Transactions via
    Florida Considers Bill to Tax Internet Transactions via "Affiliated Nexus"

    Florida Proposed Affiliated Nexus to Subject Internet Transactions to Sales and Use Tax On December 2, 2011 a bill was pre-introduced for the 2012 legislative session by Representive Honer into the ...

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