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Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.

11/12/2013

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Online Travel Companies Win Appeal In Florida Tax Case

Online line travel companies like Expedia and Travelocity have won their appeal as to how much tax they should have to pay on hotel rooms they book in Florida.

02/28/2013

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Broward, Other Counties See Setback In Judge’s Hotel Tax Ruling

Broward county and other Florida companies who were hoping for a windfall in hotel taxes from online travel companies may be out a luck. A Judge in Tallahassee has ruled that while the companies owe the counties taxes. they must be based on their discounted rates, meaning government will get less.

CBS4–07/16/2012

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Legislator Wants Attorney General To Force Travel Companies To Pay Tax

Armed with fresh documents that show online travel companies may have conspired to avoid paying more than $440 million in taxes in Florida, a state legislator is urging Attorney General Pam Bondi to force the travel giants to pay up.

CBS4–06/11/2011

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Online Hotel Booking Bill Passes In Florida House

A bill that would exempt online hotel booking companies from having to pay state taxes on price mark ups they term service fees has easily passed in the Florida House.

CBS4–05/02/2011