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Software Developers' Information

ALERT – November 20, 2013

The annual sales tax (and solid waste) vendor call will not be held this year. The Department will support both EDI and XML formats for 2014.

  • EDI – Testing for 2014 is not required but new version IDs will be issued via email by December 20th.
  • XML – 2014 specifications and testing instructions will be available by Monday, November 25th.

The Developers' Specifications page includes links to various file specifications and schemas per tax. If you have questions about a specific tax, you may view detailed information on the tax information pages.


XML filing is available for the following taxes:

  • Sales and use tax and /or solid waste and surcharge,
  • Reemployment tax,
  • Corporate income tax, and
  • Motor fuel tax for terminal suppliers and terminal operators (coming soon).

EDI filing is available for the following taxes:

  • Sales and use tax and/or solid waste and surcharge,
  • Reemployment tax,
  • Corporate income tax,
  • Motor fuel tax for terminal suppliers and terminal operators, and
  • Communications services tax.

Developers' Specifications (Password Protected)

To develop filing software, contact us by secure email at e-vendor@dor.state.fl.us Contact us bt secure email

File transmission - sending returns to the Department electronically

Once electronic returns are created they must be transmitted to the Department electronically. Commercial vendor software generally includes this functionality. Direct filers (X12 or MMREF) must use one of the prescribed methods for file transmission.