Your weekly briefing on the bills in play during the Florida Legislative Committee Week concluded on January 18. FRF General Counsel Samantha Hunter Padgett runs down the status of legislation affecting implementation of PPACA in the state, e-fairness, the back-to-school sales tax holiday, wage protection, and misuse of portable gas cans. Click here to view the video.
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For many years sales subject to state sales taxes across the country, including Florida, have not been collected. Due to a 1992 Supreme Court decision, when sales occur over the Internet by a seller whose physical presence is outside of Florida, that retailer does not need to collect Florida’s state sales tax. The practical impact of this decision has been to leave billions of dollars of sales tax collections uncollected.
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