A House panel has given its approval to a bill which would exempt Florida manufacturers from paying the 6 percent sales tax on equipment purchases.
The National Football League is holding South Florida hostage for stadium upgrades to Sun Life Stadium in exchange for future Super Bowls. Part of the funding for those games would be from tourist/hotel tax hikes, just don’t ask the NFL to pay those taxes, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Scott on Thursday spoke to a national convention of Realtors where he said he’ll seek legislation that increases the number of businesses that are exempt from paying the tax.
The Florida House of Representatives has decided to side with taxpayers in the city of Miami in a dispute over who will pay the property taxes on the new Marlins Park in Little Havana.
Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill that will provide a $30 million cut in corporate-income taxes, a relatively small step in Scott’s campaign to phase out the tax.