Blog Posts in 2021

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  • 2021 FLORIDA ECONOMIC NEXUS PASSED
    2021 FLORIDA ECONOMIC NEXUS PASSED

    On April 8, 2021, the Florida legislature officially passed economic nexus and marketplace facilitator legislation!!! It should be heading to Governor DeSantis’s desk any day now and he is expected to ...

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  • FL Senate Amends Economic Nexus & Marketplace Facilitator Bills
    FL Senate Amends Economic Nexus & Marketplace Facilitator Bills

    On March 25, 2021, the Florida Senate amended Senate Bill 50 to include other state and local tax related changes which should directly benefit Florida businesses while shifting the burden of ...

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  • STOP Collecting Hillsborough County 1% Sales Surtax
    STOP Collecting Hillsborough County 1% Sales Surtax

    On February 25, 2021, the Florida Supreme Court struct down Hillsborough County’s 1% surtax earmarked for transportation originally enacted in 2018. Business owners have been in a state of limbo ...

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  • FL Senate Moves Toward Adopting Economic Nexus and Marketplace Facilitator Statute
    FL Senate Moves Toward Adopting Economic Nexus and Marketplace Facilitator Statute

    It took a pandemic for business-friendly Florida to move forward with the recent trend in US state and local tax to enact economic nexus and marketplace facilitator statutes. Facing revenue shortfalls ...

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  • FLORIDA SALES TAX ON CAPITAL LEASE
    FLORIDA SALES TAX ON CAPITAL LEASE

    Capital leases are an excellent way to plan for the future as well as take advantage of unique Florida sales and use tax benefits. However, the Florida Department of Revenue sees a capital lease and ...

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  • FL Supreme Court 1% Hillsborough Surtax Invalid
    FL Supreme Court 1% Hillsborough Surtax Invalid

    On February 25, 2021, the Florida Supreme Court has issued a joint order regarding the constitutionality of the Hillsborough County transportation surtax in Robert Emerson, et al., v. Hillsborough ...

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