Internet sales tax http://wlrn.org en Why Revenue Neutrality Is Key To Enacting An Internet Sales Tax In Florida http://wlrn.org/post/why-revenue-neutrality-key-enacting-internet-sales-tax-florida <p>Online shoppers in Florida may have to budget an extra 6 or 7 percent for their Web purchases if State Sen. Nancy Detert's sales tax bill (<a href="http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/0316" target="_blank">SB 316</a>) makes it through the Legislature this year.</p><p>But they may get some of that back. She's making the legislation politically palatable by ensuring most of the revenue is returned in the form of tax breaks.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:31:21 +0000 Rick Stone 12332 at http://wlrn.org Why Revenue Neutrality Is Key To Enacting An Internet Sales Tax In Florida Bookseller Wonders, Why Doesn't Florida Get Sales Tax For Stuff You Buy On The Internet? http://wlrn.org/post/bookseller-wonders-why-doesnt-florida-get-sales-tax-stuff-you-buy-internet <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Florida's sales tax is a huge competitive downside for local retailers who sell the same products as their Internet competitors.</span></p><p>Because online sellers rarely collect the sales tax, it leaves the brick-and-mortar shops at a roughly 7-percent price disadvantage.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And that's why business and retail lobbies have been demanding sales tax collection for online sales for years.</span></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Rick Stone 11148 at http://wlrn.org Bookseller Wonders, Why Doesn't Florida Get Sales Tax For Stuff You Buy On The Internet?