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Lee County, Florida Approves 1/2 Cent Sales Tax For Schools

The residents of Lee County are investing in their children and in their futures as they voted to approve a 1/2 cent sales tax increase.  These funds will go directly to schools to help pay for their ever-rising costs of educating the county's...

Sales Tax News - October 26, 2018

Okaloosa County to Review Possible Projects for Potential Sales Tax Collections

Manatee County Could Owe Sarasota County Millions in Sales Tax

A possible bookkeeping error by the state of Florida may have caused revenue collected near the University Parkway retail area to go to the wrong county.  The Manatee County Commission was notified of the surprising news during a budget meeting...

Sales Tax Increase to Benefit Transportation in Broward County

The citizens of Broward County, Florida may find themselves paying more in sales tax after November 6.  A 1% sales tax increase has been proposed which would mean they would be paying 7% instead of 6% on their purchases.  According to the...

Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday in Florida Runs Through June 7

Residents in Florida will be able to stock up on hurricane supplies while saving big.  The sales tax holiday in Florida started June 1, and gives residents a chance to prepare for future hurricanes. 

Sales Tax News - February 19, 2018

Tucson Considers Sales Taxes To Fix Local Roads

Sales Tax News - December 19, 2017

Florida Senator Aims to Eliminate Diaper Sales Tax

Sales Tax News - December 8, 2017

North Myrtle Beach to Hold Referendum on a New Sales Tax

Sales Tax Exemptions Apply to Recent Hurricane Victims

Sales Tax News and Hurricane Relief

As rebuilding efforts begin in Texas and Florida following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there are important sales tax updates to note.  The declaration of a federal disaster in both...

Sales Tax News - August 16, 2017

Here's the latest on sales tax developments around the country: