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  • FLORIDA SALES TAX – COUPONS v. DISCOUNTS
    FLORIDA SALES TAX – COUPONS v. DISCOUNTS

    For consumers, the difference between a coupon or a discount does not make much of a difference most of the time. As far as a consumer is concerned, both reduce the amount paid for an item or a ...

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  • 0% Florida Sales Tax Rate?  Yes, In Certain Zip Codes
    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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  • MULTI-STATE TAX AMNESTY FOR AMAZON FBA SELLERS!!!!!
    MULTI-STATE TAX AMNESTY FOR AMAZON FBA SELLERS!!!!!

    ACT NOW! MULTI-STATE TAX AMNESTY FOR AMAZON FBA If you sell goods or services using Fulfillment by Amazon, a.k.a. Amazon FBA , then you have probably been losing sleep at night worrying about whether ...

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  • FL SALES TAX NEXUS: FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON (FBA)
    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 country base on ...

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  • FL DOR WAITS 10 YRS TO SAY DROP SHIPMENTS NOT TAXABLE
    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 2017 finally ...

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  • FL SALES TAX AUDIT - HOTELS & EXTENDED STAY MOTELS
    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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  • Retail Arbitrage and the Sales Tax Conundrum
    Retail Arbitrage and the Sales Tax Conundrum

    Retail Arbitrage and the Sales Tax Conundrum Target's designer collaborations with both Missoni and Lilly Pulitzer resulted in so much online traffic they crashed the Target website upon release. As ...

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  • 2015 FL SALES TAX HOLIDAY
    2015 FL SALES TAX HOLIDAY

    2015 FL SALES TAX HOLIDAY AUGUST 7TH TO 16TH Although many Floridians are still enjoying their summer vacation, myself included, the upcoming school year is rapidly approaching and Floridians must ...

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  • SHIPPING CHARGES vs FL SALES TAX
    SHIPPING CHARGES vs FL SALES TAX

    FL SALES TAX vs SHIPPING – TRANSPORTATION CHARGES Tax laws dealing with whether shipping, handling, and transportation charges are included in the sales price for sales and use tax purposes are ...

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  • COMPUTERS & TABLETS IN 2013 FL SALES TAX HOLIDAY!!!
    COMPUTERS & TABLETS IN 2013 FL SALES TAX HOLIDAY!!!

    COMPUTERS & TABLETS INCLUDED IN 2013 FL SALES TAX HOLIDAY!!! Most Florida residents and clothing retailers are familiar with that magic weekend every year when the Florida legislature and governor ...

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  • AAA-CPA OPPOSES MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT
    AAA-CPA OPPOSES MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT

    BELOW PLEASE FIND A LINK TO A FORMAL POSITION LETTER SENT TO EVERY MEMBER OF CONGRESS IN WHICH THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ATTORNEY-CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OPPOSE THE MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT OF ...

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  • FL TAX ALERT: ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANY CASE CERTIFIED TO FL SUPREME COURT
    FL TAX ALERT: ONLINE TRAVEL COMPANY CASE CERTIFIED TO FL SUPREME COURT

    For the past two years, various counties in Florida have been battling the on-line travel companies for local tourist development taxes on the portion of the fee paid by hotel guests but never paid to ...

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  • FL TAX LITIGATION ALERT - HUGE VICTORY for Online Travel Companies
    FL TAX LITIGATION ALERT - HUGE VICTORY for Online Travel Companies

    FL tax controversy ALERT – HUGE VICTORY for Online Travel Companies Over the past year or so, there has been significant controversy in Florida involving the Online Travel Companies (OTC's) ...

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  • FLORIDA DOR NEXUS QUESTIONNAIRE - A TRAP FOR THE UNWARY!!!
    FLORIDA DOR NEXUS QUESTIONNAIRE - A TRAP FOR THE UNWARY!!!

    Has Your Company or Your Client Received a Florida Nexus Questionnaire? If you are an out-of-state company and you receive a letter from our good friends at the Florida Department of Revenue that ...

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  • Escheat Update - Third Circuit Declares New Jersey's Abandoned Stored Value Statute Unconstitutional
    Escheat Update - Third Circuit Declares New Jersey's Abandoned Stored Value Statute Unconstitutional

    In the first week of January, 2012, I wrote about sales tax and escheat risks regarding Groupon and other online vouchers on our firm's blog. The next day, the Third Circuit ruled on somewhat related ...

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  • GROUPON / ONLINE VOUCHERS - BIG SALES TAX & ESCHEAT RISKS
    GROUPON / ONLINE VOUCHERS - BIG SALES TAX & ESCHEAT RISKS

    GROUPON / ONLINE VOUCHERS – BIG SALES TAX & ESCHEAT RISKS For about the past year, Groupon and similar online voucher sites have been a hot topic in the legal and state and local tax communities. As a ...

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