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Hialeah Senator Proposes New Small Business Tax Holiday

The state of Florida already has a Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday and a Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, now Small Business Saturday could be the state’s newest tax holiday, according to a bill which is up for a vote in the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee Monday.

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Bill Could Bring Big Tax Credit To Florida Films

A Senate panel on Monday approved a bill to revamp the state’s current film and television incentives program. The legislation is a final push to get something passed this year.


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Parasail Bill Soaring Through Senate

A long-sought effort to impose regulations on the parasailing industry glided Monday through its second Senate committee.


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Bill To Open Fireworks Sales Takes Flight In Senate

Under a new measure backed in the Florida Senate on Wednesday, locals as young as 16 will be able to get their hands on bottle rockets or more-powerful fireworks.


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State Committees To Take Up Bills That Would Lift Fireworks Ban

A pair of state legislative committees will start the new year off with a bang. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee and the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee are scheduled January 8th to take up bills that would lift a fireworks ban in Florida.


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State Lawmakers Look To Impose Internet Sales Tax

If you are one of the scores of people who enjoy online shopping, get ready to shell out a little more money.