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Florist wants Supreme Court to take up tax decision

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A Florida-based florist is asking the nation’s highest court to review a state Supreme Court sales-tax decision. American Business USA Corp. filed its petition with the U.S. Supreme Court last month, dockets show. The state’s Department of Revenue was due to file a response next Monday but the deadline has now been moved to Jan. 12. The state’s high court had ruled that Florida can impose a sales tax on the web-based florist for flowers sold to out-of-state customers and delivered outside of Florida. The…

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Florida Supreme Court says web-based florist must pay taxes

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The Florida Supreme Court ruled that the state can impose a sales tax on a web-based florist for flowers sold to out-of-state customers and delivered outside of Florida. The Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court decision that said the Department of Revenue couldn’t collect taxes from American Business USA Corp.’s out-of-state sales. The Supreme Court said the Palm Beach County-based business has a physical presence in the state and does business within Florida and that’s enough of a tie…

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