January 18, 2021
Florida Business News

Florida lawmakers not banking on federal government aid to fill budget holes

State economists say lawmakers will need to cut about $2 billion from the budget in the upcoming fiscal year, and healthcare and education—the two largest spending items—are already being eyed.

You’re probably breaking Florida sales tax law and don’t even know it

Florida’s state tax law hasn’t caught up to the internet, leaving online shoppers regularly breaking the law without knowing it.

Less work, less pay: South Florida hospitality workers scramble for jobs

A third of South Florida’s hospitality workforce is gone and the ones who are left are dealing with an industry tasked with protecting their bottom line, not so much the employee.

Florida lawmaker files return-to-sender bill for rockets, other 'space vehicles'

If you stumble upon a used rocket, one Florida lawmaker from the Space Coast wants to make sure you call it in.

Large Silicon Valley tech firm moves headquarters to Tampa Bay area

In wooing a Silicon Valley cybersecurity company to move its headquarters to Tampa, the region both swatted away heavy competition and a rebuffed a long-standing myth about the Sunshine State.

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Economist says estimates of Super Bowl's impact often exaggerated
Economist says estimates of Super Bowl's impact often exaggerated

Organizers throw out huge numbers when trying to convince local governments that bringing in the Super Bowl is an economic windfall.

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