Florida Business News
- Florida counties fighting back on new beach law
Counties across Florida are preparing ordinances to fight a law that separates property from public beach goers and private beach owners on the sand.
- New online sales tax levels the playing field for local Florida businesses
Dominic M. Calabro, President of Florida TaxWatch, says Florida loses hundreds of millions of dollars every year from online retailers.
A cancer lurks within Florida’s otherwise rosy job numbers: Too many men between the ages of 25 and 54 have stopped working.
Estuaries, which generate billions of dollars of economic impact each year, could be redefined as they become Florida’s last stand against the encroaching sea.
Orlando's Regal Marine Industries -- which makes everything from 19-foot motorboats to 53-foot yachts -- said it's had $4 million worth of orders canceled or delayed.
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Over the last five years, a wave of out-of-town investors have paid record-high prices for Lincoln Road properties looking to capitalize on the Beach's international cachet. Increasingly, small businesses unable to keep pace with the skyrocketing rents in the historic Miami Beach shopping district are being forced to decide between relocating or closing.
Should Florida collect sales tax from all online retailers?