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TIP #08A19-05
DATE ISSUED: May 7, 2008

LOCAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TAX RATE CHANGE
EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2008
CITY OF ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Effective June 1, 2008, the local communications services tax rate for the City of Altamonte Springs (Seminole County) will change. The new rate will be 6.54% beginning June 1, 2008.

The new rate is effective for all bills issued on or after June 1, 2008, regardless of the date that the service is rendered or transacted. This rate change is due to a resolution passed by the local jurisdiction and will stay in effect until further notice by the Department of Revenue.

The local tax rate for communications services tax includes both the local rate imposed under the communications services tax statute (Section 202.19, Florida Statutes) and the discretionary sales surtax, if any, imposed under the sales and use tax statute (Section 212.055, Florida Statutes).

References:  City of Altamonte Springs Ordinance No. 1567-07; Sections 202.19 and 212.055, Florida Statutes

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