DATE ISSUED: June 23, 2010
The partial exemption for sales of communications services to residential households described in s. 202.125, Florida Statutes (F.S.), does not apply to any residence that constitutes all or part of a transient public lodging establishment as defined in Chapter 509, F.S.
A "transient public lodging establishment," means any unit, group of units, dwelling, building, or group of buildings within a single complex of buildings that is:
References: Section 202.125, Florida Statutes; Chapter 2010-138, Laws of Florida, (Section 4, CS/HB 7157, 1st Engrossed).
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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