TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Dec. 17, 2015 – A new video focuses on Florida's business rent tax. Created by the Business Rent Tax Coalition – a group of 31 Florida companies and associations – the video explains in simple terms the problems created by a tax that exists only in Florida.
The Coalition hopes the video will be watched and shared.
In his 2016 budget proposal, Gov. Rick Scott proposed a reduction in the business rent tax by 1 percent in 2017 through the use of both recurring and non-recurring funds. He said that change would save Florida businesses $339 million over the next two fiscal years.
Florida Realtors® backs a reduction in the sales tax paid on commercial rent.
"For Florida to be more competitive and inviting to business, we must cut the business rent tax," says Carrie O'Rourke, Florida ReaRead More