2011–Aug7 Print Media: Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sanchez on Tax Cuts & Economic Activity

JMI Policy Director Bob Sanchez quoted in Sarasota Herald-Tribune article “Property tax rates seem to have little effect on local economies” regarding statistical study of Florida's 67 counties testing correlation between property tax rate and business activity as reflected in gross sales.Excerpt: ". . .Though the Herald-Tribune's analysis found no [...]

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03/21/05 – E-Tail vs. Retail? Five Reasons To Ax Florida’s Proposed Internet Tax

Fearful that Florida is missing out on more tax revenue, some urge the stateto join the Streamlined Sales Tax Project (SSTP), an effort by the 45 sales tax-imposing states to collude on the collection of Internet sales taxes.

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03/17/05 – Can Florida Afford Tax Cuts?

During the last recession, as other states raised taxes to cope with their financial problems, Florida managed to hold the line on taxes and even cut some. Floridians are better off as a result. Now, with an economic recovery underway, revenues are flowing into the state's coffers much faster than [...]

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2004 December – Backgrounder #42 – Is Florida’s Tax Structure Ready for the 21st Century?

Executive Summary Some critics of Florida's tax structure say it is antiquated and unless it is reformed, Florida will face severe revenue shortfalls in the future. This claim is not consistent with the evidence. Under Florida's current tax structure, total state revenues, total tax revenues, and sales tax revenues are [...]

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