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 www.myflorida.com/dor/e911reg. 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:
Reporting Sales of Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco Products to Florida Retailers
Sellers of alcoholic beverage or tobacco products to retailers in Florida must electronically file an annual information report with the Department. The report is due on July 1, 2014, and will be late after September 30, 2014. Read more.
Payment Scheduling – File now…pay later!
If you file and pay taxes online, you can submit your electronic return before the filing deadline and schedule the payment. Payment scheduling helps ensure timely filing and payment and helps you avoid Internet connection or access problems that may occur on the due date. Read more.
Voluntary disclosure of tax liabilities
Do you owe unpaid or underpaid taxes? If the Department has not already contacted you about these liabilities, you can pay them under our voluntary disclosure program. In many cases, we will waive the penalties. Read more.