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Rick Scott celebrates back-to-school sales tax holiday

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From the office of Gov. Rick Scott: WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Gov. Rick Scott joined the Office Depot Foundation to hand out backpacks and school supplies to students and parents for the 15th annual “National Backpack Program” event in West Palm Beach. Gov. Scott also highlighted this year’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday starting Friday, August 7, until Sunday, August 16. Gov. Rick Scott said, “A great education is the best way to prepare for a great job and that…

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Rick Scott signs $400 million tax-cut package into law

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After working alongside members of the House in a coordinated “No Tax is Safe” tax-cutting crusade, Gov. Rick Scott today signed into law HB33A, a tax package that reduces rates on the Communications Services Tax, reduces various licensure fees and creates a “supercharged” 10-day back-to-school sales tax holiday, to use state Rep. Matt Gaetz‘s jaunty phrase. “Giving Floridians back more of the money they earn in tax cuts is the best thing we can do to keep Florida’s economy growing,”…

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