Florida State Sales Tax
Sales Tax Rate
Base Rate: 6.000%
With Local Rate: 6.000%-7.500%
Florida Sales Tax Facts
Is Florida a destination or origin based state? Destination
Is Florida a SST Certified State? No
Are zero file returns required in Florida? Yes
Is shipping taxable in Florida? Yes, however if your charge is separate on the bill or invoice and if the charge can be avoided by some action from the buyer then it is not taxable. It must meet both of these criteria though.
Florida Nexus Information
Triggers for Nexus
Independent contractors or representatives
Does Amazon Have Warehousing in Florida?
Florida Filing Dates
January collections – February 20
February collections – March 20
March collections – April 20
April collections – May 20
May collections – June 22
June collections – July 20
July collections – August 20
August collections – September 20
September collections – October 20
October collections – November 20
November collections – December 20
December collections – January 20
Q1 – April 20
Q2 – July 20
Q3 – October 20
Q4 – January 20
Other Florida Sales Tax Information
Filing Requirements: You may file and pay tax online or you may complete Form DR-15 and pay tax by check or money order. In some situations you may be able to file a Form DR-15EZ. Any taxpayer who has paid the tax or fee in the prior state fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) in an amount of $20,000 or more must file and pay by electronic means.
What Will You Need: Once you are registered, the Department will send you a Certificate of Registration (Form DR-11), an Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax (Form DR-13) and tax return forms. The Department encourages all taxpayers to enroll for e-Services. Although enrollment is not required to file and pay certain taxes, enrolled taxpayers can take advantage of additional features: you can save your bank account and contact information, view your filing history, and reprint returns. You can also view bills that are posted to your account. When you enroll, you will receive a user ID and password. You will need the same information whether you file online or via paper. Refer to the Instructions for Form DR-15 for these requirements.