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TIP # 05B07-02
DATE ISSUED: May 26, 2005

Gas & Sulfur Production Tax Rates for 2005-2006

Producers of Gas and Sulfur

On July 1 of each year, the tax rates for production of gas and sulfur are adjusted as provided by law. The rates are calculated based on producer price indices published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the previous calendar year. These adjusted rates must be used in completing the Declaration of Estimated Gas and Sulfur Production Tax form (DR-144ES) beginning with the July 2005 estimated payment. The DR-144ES will be mailed to all active accounts during the last week of July.

  Gas Production Sulfur Production
Base Rate $0.171 $2.43
Base Rate Adjustment Factor 2.20367 1.41666
New Tax Rate Effective July 1, 2005 $0.377 per MCF $3.44 per ton


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This document is intended to alert you to the requirements contained in Florida laws and administrative rules. It does not by its own effect create rights or require compliance.

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Hearing- or speech-impaired persons should call our TDD at 800-367-8331 or 850-922-1115.

For a detailed written response to your questions, write the Florida Department of Revenue, Taxpayer Services, 1379 Blountstown Highway, Tallahassee, FL 32304-2716.