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Florida TaxWatch Opens South Florida Office

4

Aug

2016

Florida TaxWatch Opens South Florida Office

Florida TaxWatch is proud to announce the opening of our first office in South Florida. “For nearly 40 years, Florida TaxWatch has been the leading non-partisan voice for taxpayers throughout the state,” said Dominic M. Calabro, president and CEO of Florida TaxWatch. “This physical expansion in ...
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3

Aug

2016

Sales Tax Holidays Have Become Florida Tradition and Boon To Taxpayers, Businesses

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

Few legislative decisions have been as wildly popular as Florida’s “sales tax holidays.” They have become more than just a tax break. They are a traditional back-to-school event that families plan for, neighbors talk about and businesses promote. This year’s ...

28

Jul

2016

Mid-Year Jobs Report: Florida Beating Pre-Recession Job Growth, On Path Of Sustained Economic ...

Unemployment down, job-growth outpacing national economy

After a debilitating recession from 2007 to 2009 that cost thousands of people their jobs, Florida is again among the national leaders in job creation at the halfway mark of 2016, according to the latest Economic Commentary by Florida TaxWatch.

19

Jul

2016

Florida TaxWatch Proposes Bold Solutions To Keep Released Offenders From Returning To Prison

“Locked Up, Then Locked Out” focuses on helping offenders find employment and successfully ...

Florida’s prison population is among the largest in the United States and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. This problem is not going away: Roughly one-quarter of Florida inmates reoffend within three years of being released. As these offenders cycle in and out of state ...

11

Jul

2016

Local Poll Shows Strong Support For Property Tax Rollback in Tallahassee

Poll was conducted by Florida TaxWatch and other local community leaders.

Local groups concerned about city leaders’ decision on spending the money of hard-working Tallahassee residents released a poll showing city taxpayers want a property tax cut.

Constitutionally-Charged Government Efficiency Task Force Announces Final ...

The 29 recommendations would help the state realize cost-savings exceeding ...

The $15 an Hour Debate Should Be About a $15 an Hour Workforce, Not Wage

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

Florida TaxWatch Report Finds That $15 An Hour Minimum Wage Could Harm ...

Investments in education and workforce development would go further in ...

Florida TaxWatch Honors State Employees at 28th Annual Prudential Productivity Awards Regional ...

Florida TaxWatch Honors Tallahassee-Area State Employees at 28th Annual Prudential Productivity ...

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