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Home Values in U.S. Continue Strong Growth

U.S. home value growth continues to slow, according to the July Zillow Real Estate Market Report. The rate of annual home value appreciation decreased for the seventh straight month in July. The typical U.S. home is worth $229,000, up 5.2%…
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Retailers Expect Surge in 2018 Holiday Shopping

  First a toast, then the gifts and a little something for oneself Celebrating the season with others – including entertaining at home and socializing away from home – accounts for 40 percent, or $611, of survey respondents’…
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New Rule for Sales of Clothing and School Supplies

SPECIFIC REASONS FOR FINDING AN IMMEDIATE DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY OR WELFARE: Section 54 of Chapter 2018-118, Laws of Florida, authorizes the Department of Revenue to promulgate emergency rules to implement the provisions of the…
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A new playing field for business

The Supreme Court’s decision on sales tax collection could give smaller companies that rely on in-store sales a better chance to compete with virtual retailers. For years, many shoppers in the United States had a choice: buy from an in-state…
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2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The 2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, June 1, 2018 and extends through Thursday, June 7, 2018. During this…
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How to properly use your sales tax

Businesses that register with the Department of Revenue to collect sales tax are issued a Florida Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax (Annual Resale Certificate). The certificate allows the business owners or their representatives…