Sales Tax

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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

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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

House Speaker John Boehner (R), R-OH, and Rep. Eric Cantor (L), R-VA, walk to a meeting with House Republicans at the US Capitol on January 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.        (Photo credit: MOLLY RILEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Internet Tax Bill Sails Past Senate Vote

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly today to endorse levying Internet sales taxes on American shoppers, despite warnings from a handful of senators that the proposal is antibusiness, harmful to taxpayers, and will be a “bureaucratic nightmare.”

CBS4–03/23/2013

A federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money passed a second Senate vote Thursday. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Bill That Taxes Online Purchases Faces Senate Vote This Week

Internet tax supporters are hoping that a vote in the U.S. Senate as early as today will finally give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales taxes when shopping online.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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New State Budget Forecasts Expected Soon

State economists are preparing new budget forecasts for how much money the state should collect in taxes over the next few years.

CBS Miami–03/15/2013

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Miami-Dade College Seeking Sales Tax Hike For Additional Funding

Miami-Dade College has plans to ask county voters to pass a half-cent sales-tax increase to help shore up the college’s finances, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–03/06/2013

Dollar bills in the shopping cart (Source: Hudiemm via Getty Images)

Politicians Push Bill To Help States Collect Online Sales Tax

A group of Republicans and Democrats yesterday reintroduced a federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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Senate Panel Approves Internet Sales Tax Measure

One of the best things about buying products online is the lack of sales tax if it isn’t sold in the state.

02/05/2013

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State Revenue Collections Exceed Estimates By 2.8 Percent

Florida’s state general revenue collections are exceeding expectations. Translation: the state is making more money.

CBS4–10/27/2012

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Fla. Will Renew Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday

There’s good news for Florida shoppers before they send their kids off to school next fall.

CBS4–03/07/2012

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