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The Department of Revenue is currently transitioning to a new way of handling secure email and the transfer of large files. Job aids are available (Secure Email Overview and Electronic Sharing of Large Files) that can help you understand these new ways of communicating with us.

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Retail Dealers to Collect E911 Fee on Sales of Prepaid Wireless Service Beginning January 1, 2015
Legislation was passed in 2014 (Sections 1 & 2, Chapter 2014-196, Laws of Florida) that requires retail sellers of prepaid wireless service on January 1, 2015, to begin collecting a 40¢ fee on each sale of prepaid wireless service that allows a caller to interact with the Enhanced 911 (E911) System. If a retail business sells prepaid wireless service, they must register each business location with the Department of Revenue to collect, report, and remit the E911 fee. A simplified registration process is available at Read more.

Annual Resale Certificates Now Available Online
The 2015 Florida Annual Resale Certificate for both sales tax and communications services is available for a business to download or print using the business tax account information. Print Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax or Communications Services Tax.

See our brochures for recent updates and information for Sales Tax or Communications Services Tax including important signature requirements for Annual Resale Certificates.

Maitland Taxpayer Service Center is Moving to Orlando
On Monday, November 3, 2014, the Maitland Taxpayer Service Center moved to Orlando and became the Orlando Taxpayer Service Center. The new address is Suite N302, 400 W. Robinson St. Orlando, FL 32801-1736 and the new phone number is 407-648-2905.

New Mobile App
A free mobile app has been developed to provide an additional method for businesses to document tax-exempt sales. The app can verify Florida sales tax certificate numbers or Consumer’s Certificate of Exemption numbers and provide a transaction authorization number for valid certificates. It is designed for:

  • iPhone and iPad
  • Android phones and tablets
  • Windows Phone
  For more information visit:

Shopping Online? Make Sure You Pay Tax
Did you know you must pay "use tax" on items you buy tax-free outside Florida and bring or have delivered into this state? This applies to merchandise that would have been taxed if purchased in Florida. We have an easy online application you can use to report and pay taxes on Internet, catalog, and other out-of-state purchases. Read more about a consumer’s responsibility to pay use tax.