New Laws Went into effect July 1st

159 new laws went into effect in Florida on July 1st. A sampling: HB 7099- the $129.1 million package exempts sales taxes on food and drinks sold by veterans’ organizations; revises how taxes are calculated on alcohol and tobacco sales for cruise ships within Florida waters; on pear cider; and on an excise tax on aviation fuel. It Read more about New Laws Went into effect July 1st[…]

Bills That Passed

BILLS THAT PASSED THE 2016 LEGISLATIVE SESSION To date, Governor Rick Scott has signed 206 bills. To see a list of these bills go here. We have outlined a few items of interest that passed this year. DEATH BENEFITS Payment of death benefits will be made to the surviving spouse or children of first responders killed Read more about Bills That Passed[…]