Retailers Pitch Back-To-School Tax Break Ahead of the kick off of the longer back-to-school tax holiday, lobbyists for retailers are already pushing to keep it for next year.
Senators Move To Expand Juvenile Diversion ProgramsA bill that could lead to more juveniles receiving civil citations for misdemeanor crimes, rather than getting arrested, is moving ahead in the Florida Senate.
Liquor Stores, Beer Distributors Challenge Brewery LicensesWith the craft beer industry booming, Florida liquor stores and beer distributors are teaming up in hopes that they can get the state to stop craft breweries from selling their product in tasting rooms.
Group Pushing For Lighter Treatment Of Solar PowerA coalition of groups Wednesday will hold a news conference to launch a proposed ballot initiative aimed at boosting the use of solar power in Florida.
Scott Signs Election-Year Tax Cut Package Gov. Rick Scott signed a wide-ranging tax cut package Monday that fulfills an election-year pledge and could boost sales for businesses through a series of tax-free periods during the typically slower summer months.
Amazon Will Collect Sales Tax In Florida Starting TodayDo you like shopping on internet giant Amazon.com because the prices are usually really good and you don't have to pay state sales tax? Well, the free ride is over.
Amazon Will Collect Sales Tax In Florida Starting In MayDo you like shopping on internet giant Amazon.com because the prices are usually really good and you don't have to pay state sales tax? Well, the free ride is almost over.
Health Groups Seek To Snuff Out E-Cigarette BillHealth groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors.
E-Cigarette Bill Draws FireNobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.
After Christmas Sales Bring Retail RushShoppers could not resist the draw of discounts on the day after Christmas. The consumers packed local shopping malls in hopes of finding big bargains.
Florida Retailers Predict Boost In Holiday ShoppingWhether you’re ready or not, the holidays are near. Maybe you’ve started shopping, or maybe you haven’t, but retailers are predicting a boost in shopping during the upcoming holiday season.
The Clock's Ticking On "Back-To-School" Sales Tax HolidayFamilies have just one more day to flock to stores in South Florida to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.
Shop 'Til You Drop On School Supplies Tax-FreeFlorida's annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is in full swing.
Gov. Scott To Promote Teacher School Supply Debit Cards In S. Fla.Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to promote the state's new teacher-supply debit card, which is aimed at helping teachers buy supplies without having to pay out-of-pocket costs.
Florida's Back-To-School Shoppers Ready For Tax Free DealsIf you have kids in school, you're probably going shopping this weekend as Florida’s popular “Back-to-School” sales tax holiday takes place.