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TIP # 03B04-01
DATE ISSUED: January 9, 2003


Your documentary stamp tax account has been changed to a monthly reporting status effective January 1, 2003. This change is required because you paid more than $1,000 in documentary stamp tax during the past four calendar quarters. You will receive a personalized documentary stamp tax return (Form DR-225) for the month of January and each month thereafter. If you do not receive a monthly return by late January, please call the telephone number listed below.

Monthly returns are due no later than the 20th day of each month, remitting the tax due for the preceding month. However, if the 20th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or federal or state holiday, returns are not considered late if postmarked on the first business day following the 20th. Your first monthly return is due no later than February 20, 2003.

Note: This change applies only to your filing frequency with the Department of Revenue for documentary stamp tax. This change does not affect any other tax filings you may have with the Department or taxes administered by a local government.

References: Chapter 201, Florida Statutes; Chapter 12B-4, Florida Administrative Code.


This document is intended to alert you to the requirements contained in Florida laws and administrative rules. It does not by its own effect create rights or require compliance.

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