TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — A new tax cut package, proposed by House Republicans, could mean a small tax break on Floridians’ cellphone bills.
A House panel, on Tuesday, voted in favor of a nearly $300 million proposal. The House voted for a nearly $700 million package of tax cuts during the regular session earlier this year.
Legislators have returned to the state Capitol to pass a new state budget. House leaders want some money set aside for tax cuts.
The tax cut bill approved by the House Finance and Tax Committee includes a three-day back to school sales tax holiday. It also includes a sales tax holiday for college textbooks.
The measure would save Floridians about $10 a year on their cellphone bills. Gov. Rick Scott had proposed a $43 cut.
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