Articles in Category: 'corporate tax'

By: Lane Wright | Posted: March 16, 2010 2:34 PM
A program that allows corporations to get a tax credit for contributing money for scholarship programs could soon get a boost in funding.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: March 4, 2010 (All day)

The Senate Commerce Committee passed the Corporate Income Tax Rate Reduction bill today. The bill would secure a one-percent reduction in the corporate income tax rate, from 5.5 percent to 4.5 percent on the first $1 million of corporate taxable income.

Gov. Charlie Crist, who proposed the tax break, released a statement saying he was grateful to Sen. Rudy Garcia, R-Hialeah, and the Commerce Committee, which he serves as chairman, for working quickly to give corporations a bit of a break.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: March 2, 2010 (All day)
Florida businesses are pleading with Tallahassee for tax relief. Several proposals are emerging that promise relief in the short- and long-term.

CORPORATE TAX: Gov. Charlie Crist wants to lower the business tax from 5.4 percent to 4 percent. Business leaders say that's a good start, but more can be done.

UNEMPLOYMENT TAX: Under a deal struck by Republican legislative leaders and leading business groups, lawmakers hope to delay most of the pain for two years.
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