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REPEALING THE NON-HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION CAP COULD RESULT IN ANNUAL $700 MILLION TAX INCREASE

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May

2018

REPEALING THE NON-HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION CAP COULD RESULT IN ANNUAL $700 MILLION TAX INCREASE

A new report from the state's independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit government watchdog and taxpayer research institute, Florida TaxWatch, shows that failure to make permanent the non-homestead exemption cap could result in Floridians paying as much as $700 million more in property taxes annually. However, Florida ...
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May

2018

UNDER REPRESENTATION IN CENSUS COULD COST SUNSHINE STATE MILLIONS, OR EVEN BILLIONS

As the third largest state in the country and one of the fastest growing, the upcoming Federal Census count will be more important to the Sunshine State than nearly any other state.  If Florida is under-represented by the decennial population count, it could cost the state billions of ...

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Apr

2018

PUBLIX VICE CHAIRMAN BARNEY BARNETT HONORED AT FLORIDA TAXWATCH SPRING MEETING

Barney Barnett, Vice Chairman of Publix Super Markets, Inc., was honored on Friday, April 20th during the Florida TaxWatch Spring Meeting Awards in Orlando, FL. Though Mr. Barnett was unable to attend the event, his son Wesley and daughter-in-law Ashley were present to accept his award and to ...

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Apr

2018

GOVERNMENT WATCHDOG HONORS CFO JEFF ATWATER WITH TAXWATCH CO-FOUNDER PHIL LEWIS AWARD

In 1977, incoming Senate President Phil Lewis approached Mark Hollis, then Vice Chair of Publix Super Markets, Inc., about the need for a line of communication between the business community and the Legislature. From there, the idea for a government watchdog was born, and Florida TaxWatch (then ...

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Apr

2018

FLORIDA TAXWATCH AND FLORIDA STATE HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Today, Florida TaxWatch and the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced a strategic partnership that benefits the taxpaying citizens of Florida. The nature of the strategic partnership is founded on a shared vision of advancing economic vitality and sound public policy. ...

FLORIDA TAXWATCH JOINS TAXPAYERS IN CELEBRATING TAXPAYER INDEPENDENCE DAY - ...

CERTIFICATE OF NEED OVERSIGHT RESULTS IN HEALTHY GROWTH IN NUMBER OF HOSPICE ...

FLORIDA TAXWATCH RELEASES 2018 BUDGET TURKEY WATCH REPORT

House and Senate Rules Limit Turkeys but Not Member Projects

FloridaMakes Makes Florida Manufacturing More Competitive

Florida TaxWatch Applauds House for Passage of Proposed Supermajority Constitutional Amendment

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