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New Amazon sales tax starts Thursday

 
Posted Wednesday, April 30th 2014 @ 11am

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Need to purchase anything from Amazon.com? 

 

You might want to do it today. 

 

Starting Thursday, the website will charge sales tax on all Florida purchases. 

 

The reason is two distribution centers will open later this year in Hillsborough and Polk counties. 

 

The Florida Retail Federation estimates the state will collect 80 million dollars a year from Amazon sales.

 

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