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Report Sheds Light on “Invisible” Tangible Personal Property Business Tax

Amendment 10 on Florida Ballot Would Create Significant Business Tax Relief  A report authored by the Naples, Florida-based Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) and the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation takes a close look at a tax most taxpayers are unaware of, but hits hard at many businesses’ bottom line. The report, States Moving Away From Taxes on Tangible Personal Property, was authored …

Chris CinquemaniReport Sheds Light on “Invisible” Tangible Personal Property Business Tax
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The Cost of Bureaucratic Delay

The Estimated Impact of Delaying by Just One Week the Creation of a Start-Up Business in Florida Download a PDF of the report HERE.   Abstract What is the impact of one week of government-caused delay in the creation of a start-up business in Florida? Ralph Desiano, owner of Naples Flatbread and Wine Bar in Naples, Florida, will likely tell …

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RELEASE: Stalling Start-Ups Costs More Than Just Jobs

Report Measures Fiscal Impact of One Week of Bureaucratic Delays to Florida Start-Up Businesses NAPLES – Job creation isn’t the only reason policymakers should explore ways to fast-track the creation of start-up businesses in Florida.  A new report by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) indicates that bureaucratic red tape delaying start-ups causes big costs to out-of-work Floridians and state …

Chris CinquemaniRELEASE: Stalling Start-Ups Costs More Than Just Jobs
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FGA helps move Florida one step closer toward job-creating business tax relief

The House Economic Affairs Committee gave a unanimous vote this morning in favor of HB 1003, a proposal to create a new exemption from tangible personal property (TPP) taxes for businesses with less than $50,000 in business equipment.  The proposal also gives counties and municipalities the freedom and flexibility to create even more TPP business tax relief to meet their …

Chris CinquemaniFGA helps move Florida one step closer toward job-creating business tax relief

Making Florida the Tax Haven of the South

        Encourage Business Investment and Create New Jobs with Lower Personal Property Taxes and Local Freedom and Flexibility Background: Tangible Personal Property (TPP) taxes are property taxes that must be paid every year on TPP such as business equipment, machinery and furniture, in addition to property taxes on real estate and sales taxes on purchases of TPP.  …

Chris CinquemaniMaking Florida the Tax Haven of the South

RELEASE – Report Confirms Start-Ups are Florida’s Top Job Creators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Start-Up Companies Created More Than 1 Million Jobs from 2005-2009 NAPLES – Start-up companies in Florida created nearly 1.5 million jobs between 2005 and 2009, indicating that newly-launched companies are the drivers of job creation in the state, according to a new report released today by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA). The report, Job Growth Overview: …

Chris CinquemaniRELEASE – Report Confirms Start-Ups are Florida’s Top Job Creators