The Florida Department of
Revenue will follow tax relief granted by the Internal Revenue Service to
Florida corporate income tax filers affected by Texas storms.
For taxpayers located in Texas affected by the storms,
the due date for filing and paying Florida corporate income tax is extended to
November 17, 2015. The extended due date applies to affected taxpayers in
Texas with original or extended due dates on or after May 4, 2015. To find out
which locations are eligible, read the IRS
We will make all attempts
allowed by law to work with taxpayers impacted by these disasters in Texas
during this difficult time. If you have an issue that is not addressed in this
notice, please contact the Department as soon as possible to discuss your
Effective Monday, August 24, 2015, the
Lake City Service Center will be in a new location at
Suite 115, 1415 West US Hwy 90, FL 32055-6123. Please visit our
Taxpayer Service Centers page for a list of current service center locations and phone numbers.
Beginning July 1, 2015, college textbooks and instructional materials which meet certain conditions are exempt from Florida sales and use tax through June 30, 2016. Qualifying items may be purchased or leased as long as the leasing period is within the exemption period. For more information, please read TIP 15A01-06.
Effective July 1, 2015, the state portion of the communications services tax rate applied to sales of communications services, including direct-to-home satellite, is reduced. The new lower rate is effective for bills issued on or after July 1, 2015, regardless of the date that the service is rendered or transacted. Dealers who cannot change the rate in their billing systems on July 1 are allowed an implementation period. For more information on this rate reduction and implementation period, please read
TIP 15A19-01 and
Emergency Rule 12AER15-01.
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