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Amazon Will Start Charging Florida Sales Tax May 1

Amazon Will Start Charging Florida Sales Tax May 1
photo via has estimated Amazon will produce $80 to $90 million in new taxes for the state. Of course, the construction of warehouses in Florida will bring more jobs to the state and shorten delivery times as well.

That's also good news for local retailers who've complained that the sales tax loophole presents an unfair advantage for online retailers. The Florida Retail Federation and the Florida Chamber of Commerce have long pushed for the loophole to be eliminated and require online retailers to collect sales tax.

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