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Recently we have become aware of an apparent telephone scam where individuals are being called by someone stating they are with the IRS but using our main department phone number. These calls are not being made by the IRS or by the Florida Department of Revenue. Please see our note about Verifying Department Contact at the bottom of our main webpage for further information about how to handle these calls. The IRS also has posted additional information and guidance on how to handle the calls.

General Tax Administration Program

The General Tax Administration Program of the Florida Department of Revenue administers over 30 taxes and fees, including sales and use tax, reemployment tax, communications services tax, corporate income tax, and fuel tax. The monies collected pay for state and local government services for Floridians. We continue to improve our customer service and technology to make reporting and paying taxes as convenient and easy as possible.

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Beginning August 29, 2016, taxpayers who transfer payments directly from their bank account to our bank account using ACH Credit will receive detailed instructions by mail explaining a change that is being made in certain banking services. (Taxpayers who authorize the Department to debit their bank account using ACH Debit are not affected.)

The Department of Revenue is raising its standards for securing communication between web browsers and its interactive websites (i.e., Registration, e-Services Enrollment, File and Pay). If you are using an older version of a web browser, you may be blocked from logging in. Effective September 1, 2016, taxpayers will only be allowed to access certain e-Services websites if they are using the latest versions of the most common browsers, which utilize Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.1 and 1.2. Visit our browser security page for more details.


A new, streamlined process for nonprofit organizations and governmental entities to obtain and renew sales tax exemption certificates is now being used by the Department. A new Application for a Consumer's Certificate of Exemption (Form DR-5) includes information on who qualifies, what is exempt, and how to establish qualification for each exemption category. Holders of sales tax exemption certificates no longer need to reapply for a new certificate every five years. For more information, see TIP 16A01-03.


​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.


​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.