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Current Interest Rates

TIP #07ADM-03
Date Issued: 12/01/07
Floating Rate of Interest for Most Taxes and Fees Remains 12 Percent For the Period January 1, 2008, Through June 30, 2008
TIP #08ADM-01
Date Issued: 06/01/08
Floating Rate of Interest for Most Taxes and Fees Will Decrease to 11 Percent For the Period July 1, 2008, Through December 31, 2008
TIP #08ADM-02
Date Issued: 12/01/08
Floating Rate of Interest for Most Taxes and Fees Will Decrease to 9 Percent For the Period January 1, 2009, Through June 30, 2009
 

Communications Services Tax

TIP #08A19-01
Date Issued: 01/31/08
Important Information for Businesses Offering Fax Service
TIP #08A19-02
Date Issued: 03/31/08
Changes in Local Communications Services Tax Rates for Bay County Effective
May 1, 2008
TIP #08A19-03
Date Issued: 09/10/08
Changes in Local Communications Services Tax Rates Effective January 1, 2009
TIP #08A19-04
Date Issued: 11/24/08
Changes in Local Communications Services Tax Rates Effective January 1, 2009
TIP #08A19-05
Date Issued: 05/07/08
Local Communications Services Tax Rate Change Effective June 1, 2008 City of Altamonte Springs
TIP #08A19-06
Date Issued: 06/06/08
Notice of Public Hearing DeSoto County Has Proposed Providing Communications Services
TIP #08A19-07
Date Issued: 06/30/08
Local Communications Services Tax Rate Change Effective September 1, 2008 City of Gainesville
TIP #08A19-08
Date Issued: 09/30/08
Communications Services Tax Address/Jurisdiction Database Change - City of Cutler Bay Notice to Dealers Using the Department's CST Address/Jurisdiction Database
TIP #08A19-09
Date Issued: 11/03/08
Communications Services Tax Cedar Grove Removed as Taxing Jurisdiction Effective January 1, 2009
 

Corporate Income Tax

TIP #08C01-01
Date Issued: 05/30/08
Child Care Tax Credits No Longer Available Beginning June 30, 2008
TIP #08C01-02
Date Issued: 06/17/08
The Florida Corporate Income Tax Code Does Not Conform to First Year Federal Bonus Depreciation or the Expensing of Certain Property Above $25,000
TIP #08C01-03
Date Issued: 07/01/08
Corporate Income Tax and Franchise Tax Florida Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit Section 220.193, Florida Statutes
TIP #08C01-04
Date Issued: 07/01/08
Capital Investment Tax Credit Amended to Include New Solar Panel Manufacturing Projects
TIP #08C01-05
Date Issued: 07/01/08
The Renewable Energy Technologies Investment Tax Credit Has Been Expanded to Allow More Entities to Apply for the Credit and to Allow Transfers of the Credit
TIP #08C01-06
Date Issued: 06/30/08
Corporate Income Tax Credit for Contributions to Nonprofit Scholarship Funding Organizations (SFO), Section 220.187, Florida Statutes Changes Effective June 30, 2008
TIP #08C01-07
Date Issued: 09/26/08
Florida Corporate Income Tax Mandatory Electronic Filing
TIP #08C01-08
Date Issued: 12/01/08
Florida Corporate Income Tax Estimated Tax Due Dates Effective January 1, 2009
TIP #08C01-09
Date Issued: 11/26/08
Federal Bonus Depreciation and Expensing — Anticipation of Further Legislative Action
TIP #08C01-10
Date Issued: 12/10/08
Emergency Rule 12CER08-31, Florida Administrative Code Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 Additions
 

Documentary Stamp Tax

TIP #08B04-01
Date Issued: 05/27/08
DR-219 Form Filing Requirement is Repealed - Documentary Stamp Tax Due and Payable Has Not Changed
TIP #08B04-2
Date Issued: 11/03/08
Documentary Stamp Tax Exemption Subsection 201.02(6), Florida Statutes
 

Fuel Tax

TIP #08B05-01
Date Issued: 11/26/08
Fuel Taxes Adjusted Beginning January 1, 2009
 

Gross Receipts Tax on Utility Services

TIP #08B06-01
Date Issued: 05/20/08
Gross Receipts Tax Index Prices for the Period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009
 

Insurance Premium Tax

TIP #08C01-01
Date Issued: 05/30/08
Child Care Tax Credits No Longer Available Beginning June 30, 2008
TIP #08B8-01
Date Issued: 03/04/08
Firefighters' and Police Officers' Pension Trust Funds Excise Taxes on Insurance Premiums Chapters 175 and 185, Florida Statutes
TIP #08B8-02
Date Issued: 03/17/08
Legal Expense Insurers Annual & Quarterly Filing Fees
TIP #08B8-03
Date Issued: 04/25/08
Firefighters' and Police Officers' Pension Trust Funds Excise Taxes on Insurance Premiums Chapters 175 and 185, Florida Statutes - Updated Electronic Address/Jurisdiction Database for Determination of Insurance Premium Tax Situs
TIP #08B8-04
Date Issued: 10/20/08
Firefighters' and Police Officers' Pension Trust Funds Excise Taxes on Insurance Premiums Chapters 175 and 185, Florida Statutes - Updated Electronic Address/Jurisdiction Database for Determination of Insurance Premium Tax Situs
 

Sales and Use Tax

TIP # 08A01-01
Date Issued: 1/7/2008
Franklin County Levies A One Percent Discretionary Sales Surtax Beginning January 1, 2008
TIP # 08A01-02
Date Issued: 2/15/2008
Marion County Will Administer and Collect its Own 2 Percent Tourist Development Tax Beginning April 1, 2008
TIP # 08A01-03
Date Issued: 2/15/2008
Bay County Half-Cent School Capital Outlay Surtax Will Expire on April 30, 2008
TIP # 08A01-04
Date Issued: 1/28/2008
Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Rates by State As of January 29, 2008, and Tax Credit Application
TIP # 08A01-05
Date Issued: 6/24/2008
Digital-to-Analog Television Converter Box Coupon Program - Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005
TIP # 08A01-06
Date Issued: 7/01/2008
Indexed Tax On Asphalt Will Increase To 63 Cents Per Ton For The Period July 1, 2008, Through June 30, 2009
TIP # 08A01-07
Date Issued: 8/14/2008
Secondary Metals Recycler - Changes to Recordkeeping, Enforcement and Registration Requirements
TIP # 08A01-08
Date Issued: 10/08/2008
Estimated Sales Tax Payments for Businesses Having Multiple Locations With the Same Taxpayer Identification Number
TIP # 08A01-09
Date Issued: 11/21/2008
Sales and Use Tax Electronic Filers Will Not Receive 2009 Sales and Use Tax Coupon Books
TIP # 08A01-10
Date Issued: 11/19/2008
Monthly Tax Return Filing and Payment Requirement, January 1, 2009
TIP # 08A01-11
Date Issued: 12/02/2008
Notice to Semiannual and Annual Sales and Use Tax Filers
TIP # 08A01-12
Date Issued: 12/01/2008
Gadsden County Adds an Additional One-Half Percent Sales Surtax Beginning January 1, 2009
TIP # 08A01-13
Date Issued: 12/01/2008
Alachua County Adds an Additional One-Half Percent (.5%) Discretionary Sales Surtax Beginning January 1, 2009
TIP # 08A01-15
Date Issued: 12/01/2008
Calhoun County Adds an Additional One-Half Percent Discretionary Sales Surtax Beginning January 1, 2009
TIP # 08A01-16
Date Issued: 11/25/2008
Glades County Adds 2 Percent Tourist Development Tax Beginning January 1, 2009
 

Severance Tax

TIP # 08B07-01
Date Issued: 4/15/2008
Solid Mineral Tax Rates for Year 2008
TIP # 08B07-02
Date Issued: 5/19/2008
Gas & Sulfur Production Tax Rates for 2008-2009
TIP # 08B07-03
Date Issued: 7/01/2008
Solid Mineral Severance Tax
TIP # 08B07-04
Date Issued: 12/05/2008
Miami-Dade County Lake Belt Mitigation and Water Treatment Plant Upgrade Fee Rates Beginning January 1, 2009
 

Unemployment Tax

TIP # 0860BB-01
Date Issued: 8/25/2008
Unemployment Tax Summary of Amounts Past Due (UCT-27)