STATEMENT: Florida TaxWatch Urges Families to Get Prepared During 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) President and CEO Dominic M. Calabro released the following statement urging Florida families to take the opportunity to stock up on essential items and get prepared for the upcoming hurricane season during the 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday which begins Friday, May 29 and runs until Thursday, June 4.

STATEMENT: With April Revenue Down $878M From Estimates Florida TaxWatch Implores Legislature to Act on E-Fairness, Seminole Compact

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, after a report from the Office of Economic and Demographic Research (EDR) showed Florida revenue collections for the month of April were down $878 million below estimates, and down more than $675 million year-to-date, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) President and CEO Dominic M. Calabro released the following statement urging the Florida Legislature to take action to properly collect lawfully owed sales and use taxes on internet sales (E-Fairness) and re-establish a gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe.