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TIP #08B07-02
DATE ISSUED: May 19, 2008

Gas & Sulfur Production Tax Rates for 2008-2009

Producers of Gas and Sulfur

On July 1 of each year, the tax rates for production of gas and sulfur are adjusted as provided by law. The rates are calculated based on the previous calendar year’s producer price indices published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These adjusted rates must be used in completing the Declaration of Estimated Gas and Sulfur Production Tax (Form DR-144ES) beginning with the July 2008 estimated payment. Form DR-144ES will be mailed to all active accounts during the last week of July.

 Gas ProductionSulfur Production
Base Rate$0.171$2.43
Base Rate Adjustment Factor2.674881.96706
New Tax Rate Effective July 1, 2008$0.457 per MCF$4.78 per ton

References:  Sections 211.025 and 211.026, Florida Statutes

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