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Florida tax rate changes, July 2016

 Local tax rates in Florida, July 2016.

Numerous local communications services tax (CST) rates in Florida are set to change beginning July 1, 2016. The new rates will apply to all bills issued on or after July 1, regardless of when the service was rendered.

Local CST rates include the following:

  • Local communications services tax
  • Local discretionary sales surtax

The July CST rate changes are the result of a sales and use tax rate change for Jackson County. Effective July 1, 2016, the combined state and local sales and use tax rate for Jackson County increases to 7.5% (6% state sales tax, 1% small county surtax, 0.5% capital outlay surtax). As a result, CST rates in Jackson County are as follows:

  • Unincorporated area: 2.54%
  • Alford: 2.20%
  • Bascom: 2.02%
  • Campbellton: 5.92%
  • Cottondale: 5.92%
  • Graceville: 5.92%
  • Grand Ridge: 5.92%
  • Greenwood: 5.92%
  • Jacob City: 5.92%
  • Malone: 5.92%
  • Marianna: 5.92%
  • Sneads: 5.92%

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.