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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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Florida House approves $300 million worth of tax cuts

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Floridians may see a small cut in their cellphone bills under legislation passed by the Florida House. The House overwhelmingly approved the tax cut package on Friday. Senate leaders have said they plan to enact tax cuts, but they haven’t committed to an amount yet. If passed, the tax cuts would save Floridians about $10 a year in cellphone taxes as opposed to the $43 a year break that Gov. Rick Scott wanted lawmakers to pass. The cut to the…

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