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Florida TaxWatch Statement on Passage of HB 7109

26

Apr

2017

Florida TaxWatch Statement on Passage of HB 7109

Florida TaxWatch President and CEO Dominic M. Calabro released the following statement on the HB 7109, which passed the House earlier today.
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18

Apr

2017

Time to Take Immediate Action on Everglades Says Florida TaxWatch

Failure to address problem will hurt Florida's economy and environment.

Continued inaction on the Everglades problem will be a detriment to taxpayers and the future of the state, says the latest report from Florida TaxWatch, the state’s premier government watchdog group. The organization finds that if the state does not find a solution to the algae blooms and ...

12

Apr

2017

Latest Florida TaxWatch Report Calls for Cut to the Burdensome Business Rent Tax

The organization calls for a one percent reduction to the tax rate.

Florida TaxWatch's continued call for a cut to the business rent tax (BRT) is echoed again in its latest report. The BRT, the only statewide tax of its kind in the country, requires all Florida businesses to pay the state a six percent tax on commercial leases, with a local option up to an ...

31

Mar

2017

Strangling Enterprise Florida, VISIT FLORIDA Costly to Sunshine State's Future

By Dominic M. Calabro, President and CEO of Florida TaxWatch, and Mark Wilson, President and CEO ...

Right now, jobs and the future of Florida’s economy are in jeopardy. That’s because some politicians in Tallahassee want to eliminate Florida’s economic development programs and slash the state’s tourism marketing efforts.

30

Mar

2017

Statement by Florida TaxWatch President and CEO on House Tax Package

The package includes a cut to the business rent tax.

Ensuring that Florida has a welcoming tax climate for business and residents is crucial in improving the state economy, creating jobs and keeping money in the pockets of hard-working taxpayers. Florida TaxWatch applauds the Florida House for their commitment to this goal through their proposed ...

Scrapping the Insurance Premium Tax Credit Would Eliminate Jobs for ...

Florida’s insurance premium tax code has always provided a preference to ...

Latest Florida TaxWatch Report Finds That Food Deserts Threaten Florida’s ...

Florida ranks 33rd in the nation for overall health of its residents.

We Must Continue Fight to Protect Public’s Right to Maintain a Vigilant Eye ...

By Florida TaxWatch Chairman-Elect Pat Neal and President and CEO Dominic M. ...

Failure to Fund Tourism Would Devastate the Sunshine State

Proposed National Border-Adjustment Tax on Reinsurance Would Be a Significant Blow to Florida’s ...

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