Hurricane Michael Updates

Florida Corporate Income Tax Filers - The Department will follow the tax relief granted by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for affected taxpayers regarding postponement of Florida corporate income/franchise tax return due dates. For more information, review the Department’s press release and IRS information.

Temporary Fuel Tax License - Florida law allows exporters, petroleum carriers, and importers to request a temporary license during a disaster or declared state of emergency. Applicants are not required to submit a fee, secure bonding, or undergo a background check if they apply for and receive a temporary license. Click here for more information on Florida’s temporary licensing program.

General Tax Administration Program

The General Tax Administration Program of the Florida Department of Revenue administers over 30 taxes and fees, including sales and use tax, reemployment tax, communications services tax, corporate income tax, and fuel tax. The monies collected pay for state and local government services for Floridians. We continue to improve our customer service and technology to make reporting and paying taxes as convenient and easy as possible.


  
  
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It’s time to register for the Department’s February 28, 2019, webinar File and Pay Florida Taxes with Confidence. The live webinar, produced in partnership with SCORE, is scheduled for 2 p.m. EST on February 28, 2019. For more information about the Department’s partnership with SCORE and how it can support your business, visit the Tax Education webpage.
1/24/2019Approved
  

The state sales tax rate on the total rent charged for renting, leasing, letting, or granting a license to use commercial real property for rental periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019, is decreased from 5.8% to 5.7%. The local option discretionary sales surtax imposed by the county where the real property is located continues to apply to the total rent charged. For more information, review Tax Information Publication #18A01-14.

11/29/2018Approved
  
In response to Hurricane Michael, the Florida Department of Revenue will follow the tax relief granted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding tax return due dates. For Florida corporate income tax filers affected by Hurricane Michael, the Department will extend payment due dates and due dates for filing the Florida corporate/franchise tax return. Florida corporate income/franchise tax returns originally due, or due on extension, between October 7, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are now due by March 15, 2019. For more information, please review the Department’s press release issued on October 15, 2018.
10/15/2018Approved
  

​If you file and pay taxes online, you can submit your electronic return before the filing deadline and schedule the payment. Payment scheduling helps ensure timely filing and payment and helps you avoid Internet connection or access problems that may occur on the due date. Read more.

2/10/2015Approved
  

​Do you owe unpaid or underpaid taxes? If the Department has not already contacted you about these liabilities, you can pay them under our voluntary disclosure program. In many cases, we will waive the penalties. Read more.

2/8/2015Approved