Extending existing sales tax to non-taxed services where exclusion fails to serve public purpose
05-04

Reference:
Article III

Summary:
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Except for the payment of employee salaries and benefits, all non-taxed services provided for compensation shall be reviewed by the Legislature to determine whether the exclusion of each service from taxation serves a public purpose. Upon completion of such review, services currently not taxed and which are not exempted from taxation by the Legislature shall be subject to the sales tax on January 1, 2009.

Sponsor:
Floridians Against Inequities in Rates (Fair)
Post Office Box 111
Bradenton, FL 34206-0000
(941) 747-2777
  Contact: John McKay, Chairperson

Signatures: **Verified Totals are UNOFFICIAL until the Initiative receives certification and a ballot number.
 Required for review by Attorney General: 61,113 
 Required to have initiative on the ballot: 611,009 
 ** Number currently valid: 101,353 
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Status: Removed
Approval Date: 01/20/2005 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 08/22/2005 
Attorney General: 08/24/2005 
Sent to Supreme Court: 09/02/2005 
Supreme Court Ruling: Unconstitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 03/22/2007 
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2008 




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