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House Completes Work On Scott’s Tax Cuts

The Florida House passed a plethora of tax cuts Thursday that includes multiple sales tax holidays in the coming year. The bill will reduce the state revenue by $100 million and complete Governor Rick Scott’s election year plan of $500 million in tax cuts.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

June 6, 2013:   In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the overshooting cloud tops (colored dark orange) associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to make landfall later today near Steinhatchee, Florida.  (Photo by: NOAA via Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Proposes 15-Day Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday

Floridians will have some help to prepare for the 2014 hurricane season with a 15-day sales tax holiday.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Scott Announces Extended Sales Tax Holiday

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced on Twitter that this year’s sales tax holiday in August will last for 10 days.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

(Source: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon To Open Two Warehouses In Florida

Internet retail giant Amazon is officially coming to Florida. Amazon.com confirmed Tuesday that it will build distribution centers in Hillsborough County and in Lakeland, with the expectation of creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs. However, it means Floridians will now have to pay sales tax on their Amazon purchases.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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Miami-Dade College Sales Tax Proposal Back Again

A proposal that would allow Miami-Dade County to ask voters to bolster funding for a local state college and university is back, for a fourth time, before a tax-resistant, Republican-dominated Legislature.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

(Source: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon Goes Big In Florida

Seattle-based company Amazon will bring new warehouses to Florida. The move, according to Governor Rick Scott, will create more than 3,000 jobs, but it also means Floridians will no longer be able to dodge sales tax on their Amazon purchases.

06/14/2013

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Brings Sales Tax Victory Tour To PortMiami

Governor Rick Scott started his day at the PortMiami as part of his Building Up Manufacturing Victory Tour.

05/14/2013

(CBS4)

Congress Considering Tax On All Internet Purchases

Shopping online in an effort to dodge sales tax may soon come to an end.

CBS4–04/25/2013

(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday To Return In August

Attention shoppers: Mark Aug. 2 to Aug. 4 on your calendars. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a bill (SB 916) that would allow back-to-school shoppers to avoid paying sales taxes on numerous types of items during the three-day period in August.

CBS Miami–04/23/2013

(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Video Games, Cell Phones Excluded From Back-To-School Holiday

Back to school items wouldn’t include a Game Boy, digital media receivers or even cell phones, a Senate committee decided Wednesday in setting out what should be included in a back-to-school tax break.

CBS Miami–04/17/2013

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