For Immediate Release: February 11, 2016
TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association representing retailers for over 75 years, announces its support of the Florida House passing HB 7099 (Tax Package) earlier today. Below is a response from FRF President/CEO Randy Miller on its passage:
“FRF applauds the Florida House for passing a $1 billion tax package which includes a number of tax cuts that will help retailers reinvest back into their company and create new jobs. We want to thank Chairman Matt Gaetz for his leadership and collaboration with our members and the state’s business community in developing a plan that will benefit Florida business owners, families and visitors.”
ABOUT THE FLORIDA RETAIL FEDERATION
Founded in 1937, the Florida Retail Federation is the statewide trade association representing retailers -- the businesses that sell directly to consumers. Florida retailers provide three out of every four jobs in the state, pay more than $49 billion in wages annually, and collect and remit more than $20 billion in sales taxes for Florida’s government each year. In fact, more than three out of four of Florida’s budget dollars come from retail-related activity.