Key Vote Letters on SB 76 and SB 116

October 21, 2015J

This week, we sent key vote letters to members of the Senate Finance and Tax Committee regarding SB 76 and SB 116, which would both lower the tax burden on entrepreneurs and job creators, increasing opportunity and keeping our economy growing. The committee voted on these bills on Tuesday, October 20th and both bills passed! […]

Florida, Keep Your Money!

May 22, 2015J

Let’s talk for a minute about tax cuts.   Tax cuts, unfortunately, seem to be the furthest thing from legislators’ minds as they prepare to enter into a Special Session in just over a week’s time.  But for all the heated debate and conversation surrounding other policy issues, the tax cut package they will be considering […]

Floridians work 4 1/2 months to pay total tax bill

April 09, 2014J,

Via William Patrick, TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tuesday, April 15, isn’t just the deadline to file income taxes with the Internal Revenue Service. For Floridians, it’s Tax Freedom Day. It takes 4 1/2 months for Floridians to earn enough money, on average, to pay off their total federal, state and local tax bill, according to […]

The NFL and the freeloading gang of pro-sports teams

February 12, 2014J,

Super Bowl weekend Patrick Hruby had an article in Politico calling the NFL out for being the National Freeloader League. Hruby’s piece highlighted the special favors the NFL is granted by Congress — mainly tax free, non-profit status and piles of taxpayer-funded handouts. Hruby lays out some numbers that paint a clear picture of just […]