Florida sales tax

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Florida sales tax information

The Florida (FL) state sales tax rate is currently 6%. Depending on city, county and local tax jurisdictions, the total rate can be as high as 8%.

Florida appears in Kiplinger’s list of 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees for 2017.

In the state of Florida, you may register to collect and pay sales and use tax. In order to file and remit online, you may use an approved vendor, such as Avalara (TrustFile), or enroll in the e-Services program and track payment due dates yourself.

All sellers of tangible property or goods (including leases, licenses, and rentals) are required to register with the state and file and pay sales tax.


Florida state sales tax rate

Base state sales tax rate 6%
Local rate range 0%-2%
Total rate range 6%-8%

* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Florida. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.

Florida Sales Tax Rate Guide

Florida sales tax guide for businesses

Our free, online guide covers all aspects of managing Florida sales tax compliance. Topics include:

  • Business registration
  • Collecting sales tax
  • Filing sales tax returns
  • State nexus obligations
  • And more!

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