Blog Posts in March, 2012

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  • FL TAX LITIGATION ALERT - FL LEGISLATURE SUES ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANIES
    FL TAX LITIGATION ALERT - FL LEGISLATURE SUES ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANIES

    FL tax controversy ALERT – FL Legislature Sues ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANIES In early December 2011, I blogged about controversy involving Online Travel Companies (OTC's) such as Expedia, Travelocity, and ...

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  • FL TAX LEGISLATION ALERT - FELONY TO EVEN POSSESS SALES SUPRESSION SOFTWARE
    FL TAX LEGISLATION ALERT - FELONY TO EVEN POSSESS SALES SUPRESSION SOFTWARE

    FLORIDA LEGISLATION CRIMINALIZING AUTOMATED SALES SUPRESSION SOFTWARE (aka "ZAPPER SOFTWARE") AWAITS GOVENOR'S SIGNATURE UPDATE - APRIL 27, 2012 - PENDING STATUTE VETOED BY GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. What ...

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  • FL SALES TAX - GAS STATION INDUSTRY - PART I
    FL SALES TAX - GAS STATION INDUSTRY - PART I

    FLORIDA GAS STATION INDUSTRY SALES AND USE TAX ISSUES AND SAVINGS OPPORTUNITIES PART I - DISTRIBUTORS AND MAIN COMPONENTS Ranging from multinational corporations to small mom and pop stores, the gas ...

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  • FLORIDA DEPT OF REV TARGETS LOW VOLTAGE INDUSTRY
    FLORIDA DEPT OF REV TARGETS LOW VOLTAGE INDUSTRY

    FLORIDA LOW VOLTAGE CONTRACTORS GET BLINDED BY SALES AND USE TAX Florida low voltage contractors comprise a very large industry in the state of Florida – ranging from small companies that install ...

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  • FL DOR TO USE
    FL DOR TO USE "COLLECTION ANALYTICS" TO LEVY FUNDS FASTER

    IF YOU DON'T PAY ATTENTION TO THE NOTICES, THEN THE DOR WILL FIND AND LEVY YOUR FUNDS Starting March 1, 2012, the Florida Department of Revenue began using a new "predictive behavioral model" called ...

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  • FLORIDA SILENT AS OTHER STATES OFFER RULINGS ON GROUPON & SALES TAX
    FLORIDA SILENT AS OTHER STATES OFFER RULINGS ON GROUPON & SALES TAX

    Florida Still a No Show as Other States Offer Rulings on Groupon Sales Tax In January 2012, I blogged about the sales tax and escheat risks associated with Groupon, Living Social, and similar online ...

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