Tax Information Publications 2005

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TIP # and Date Issued

 

Current Interest Rates

TIP #04ADM-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/19/04
Floating Rate of Interest for Most Taxes and Fees Remains 8 Percent For the Period January 1, 2005, Through June 30, 2005
TIP #05ADM-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 05/26/05
Floating Rate of Interest for Most Taxes and Fees Will Increase to 9 Percent For the Period July 1, 2005, Through December 31, 2005
TIP #05ADM-04 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/01/05
Floating Rate of Interest for Most Taxes and Fees Will Increase to 10 Percent For the Period January 1, 2006, Through June 30, 2006
 

Administration

TIP #05ADM-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 05/09/05
Notification to Organizations Receiving Certain Tax Credits, Refunds, and Distributions Revised May 9, 2005
TIP #05ADM-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 08/10/05
Legislative Changes Affecting Documentary Stamp Tax and Nonrecurring Intangible Personal Property Tax
 

Communications Services Tax

TIP #05A19-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 04/01/05
Address/Jurisdiction Database Change - City of Dania Beach
TIP #05A19-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/01/05
Substitute Communications Systems Repeal of Tax
TIP #05A19-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 07/25/05
Internet Access Service Charges May Be Excluded from Tax in Certain Circumstances
TIP #05A19-04 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 10/11/05
Filing Status Changes Beginning January 2006 (Electronic Filing Obligation)
TIP #05A19-05 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/22/05
Filing Frequency Changed to Monthly Beginning January 1, 2006
TIP #05A19-06 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 09/30/05
Changes in Local Communications Services Tax Rates Effective January 1, 2006
TIP #05A19-07R PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/23/05
Revised: 12/15/2005
Changes in Local Communications Services Tax Rates Effective January 1, 2006
TIP #05A19-08 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/2/05
Annual Resale Certificate For Communications Services Tax
TIP #05A19-09 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 08/23/05
Governmental Entities Proposing to Provide Communications Services
TIP #05A19-10 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 09/16/05
Local Communications Services Tax Rate Change Effective November 1, 2005 City of Bunnell
TIP #05A19-11 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/23/05
New Taxing Jurisdiction Added to Communications Services Tax Effective January 1, 2006
 

Corporate Income Tax

TIP #05A01-08 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 07/07/05
Changes to the Enterprise Zone Program
TIP #05C01-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/06/05
Florida Corporate Income Tax "Piggybacks" 2005 Internal Revenue Code
TIP #05C01-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 07/11/05
Refunds of Estimated Corporate Income Tax Payments
TIP #05C01-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 09/30/05
Payment Status Changes Beginning January 2006 (Electronic Payment Obligation)
 

Documentary Stamp Tax

TIP #05ADM-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 08/10/05
Legislative Changes Affecting Documentary Stamp Tax and Nonrecurring Intangible Personal Property Tax
TIP #05B04-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/21/05
Documentary Stamp Tax Filing Changed to Monthly Beginning January 1, 2006
 

Estate Tax

TIP #05C03-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 07/26/05
Change to Forms DR-312 and DR-301
 

Fuel Tax

TIP #05B05-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/24/05
Department of Revenue Will Discontinue Mailing a List of Active and Cancelled Fuel Tax Licensees
TIP #05B05-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 08/31/05
Department of Revenue Temporarily Authorizes the Use of Dyed Diesel Fuel in Highway Vehicles August 26 through September 2, 2005
TIP #05B05-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/28/05
Fuel Taxes Adjusted Beginning January 1, 2006
 

Gross Receipts Tax on Utility Services

TIP #05B06-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/22/05
Gross Receipts Tax Amnesty
TIP #05B06-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 10/11/05
Gross Receipts Tax Filing Status Changes Beginning January 2006 (Electronic Filing Obligation)
TIP #05B06-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/21/05
Gross Receipts Tax for Utility Services (Electric or Gas) Filing Frequency Changed to Monthly Beginning January 1, 2006
TIP #05B06-04 REVISED PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/20/05
Effective January 1, 2006, Significant Changes in State Tax Law Impact Utilities that Remit Florida Gross Receipts Tax
TIP #05B06-05 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/21/05
Gross Receipts Tax Index Prices for the Period January 1, 2006, through June 30, 2006
 

Insurance Premium Tax

TIP #05B8-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 07/11/05
Insurance Premium Tax 2005 Legislative Changes
TIP #05B8-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 08/15/05
Insurance Premium Tax State Fire Marshal Surcharge
TIP #05B8-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 10/28/05
Firefighters' and Police Officers' Pension Trust Funds Excise Taxes on Insurance Premiums Chapters 175 and 185, Florida Statutes New Electronic Database for Determination of Tax Situs
TIP #05B8-04 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 01/18/2006
Insurance Premium Tax Conversion to Integrated Tax System (SUNTAX)
 

Intangible Tax

TIP #05ADM-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 08/10/05
Legislative Changes Affecting Documentary Stamp Tax and Nonrecurring Intangible Personal Property Tax
TIP #05C02-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 09/30/05
Intangible Personal Property Tax Filing Status Changes Beginning January 2006 (Electronic Filing Obligation)
 

Sales and Use Tax

TIP #05A01-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 05/10/05
Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday June 1, 2005 through June 12, 2005
TIP #05A01-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/01/05
2005 Sales Tax Holiday July 23, 205, through July 31, 2005
TIP #05A01-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 05/10/05
Expansion of the Exemption for Certain Farm Equipment
TIP #05A01-04 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/23/05
Changes to Titling Law Makes Title Transfers of Two-Rider ATV Off-Highway Vehicles Between Individuals Subject to Sales and Use Tax
TIP #05A01-05 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/01/05
Solar Energy Systems Sales and Use Tax Exemption No Longer Subject to Repeal
TIP #05A01-06 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/23/05
Clarification Regarding Waste Tire and Lead-Acid Battery Fees: Sales to Governmental Entities are Not Exempt
TIP #05A01-07 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 06/21/05
Indexed Tax on Asphalt Will Increase to 54 Cents Per Ton for The Period July 1, 2005, Through June 30, 2006
TIP #05A01-08 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 07/07/05
Changes to the Enterprise Zone Program
TIP #05A01-09 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 10/12/05
Estimated Sales Tax For Businesses With Multiple Locations Using The Same Taxpayer Identification Number
TIP #05A01-10 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 10/21/05
Sales Tax/Solid Waste and Surcharge Filing Status Changes Beginning January 2006 (Electronic Filing Obligation)
TIP #05A01-11 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/18/05
Electronic Filers Will Not Receive 2006 Sales and Use Tax Coupon Books
TIP #05A01-12 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/23/05
Use Tax Filers Who Pay Taxes Electronically Will Not Receive 2006 Sales and Use Tax Coupon Books
TIP #05A01-13 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/23/05
Filing Frequency Changed to Monthly Beginning January 1, 2006
TIP #05A01-14 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/05/05
Notice to Semiannual and Annual Sales and Use Tax Filers
TIP #05A01-15 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/15/05
Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Rates by State As of December 15, 2005, and Tax Credit Application
TIP #05A01-16 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/21/05
Department of Revenue Will Begin Collecting Citrus County Tourist Development Tax
TIP #05A01-17 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/30/05
Red Cross Client Assistance Cards and FEMA Assistance Cards
TIP #05A01-18 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/05/05
Taylor County Increases Tourist Development Tax From Two Percent to Three Percent Beginning January 1, 2006
 

Severance Tax

TIP #05B07-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 04/01/05
Solid Mineral Tax Rates for Year 2005
TIP #05B07-02 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 05/26/05
Gas & Sulfur Production Tax Rates for 2005-2006
TIP #05B07-03 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 12/05/05
Miami-Dade County Lake Belt Mitigation Fee Rate Increases Beginning January 1, 2006
 

Unemployment Tax

TIP #0560BB-01 PDF Icon
Date Issued: 11/30/05
Unemployment Tax "SUTA" Dumping