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Report Sheds Light on “Invisible” Tangible Personal Property Business Tax

Amendment 10 on Florida Ballot Would Create Significant Business Tax Relief  A report authored by the Naples, Florida-based Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) and the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation takes a close look at a tax most taxpayers are unaware […]

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The Cost of Bureaucratic Delay

The Estimated Impact of Delaying by Just One Week the Creation of a Start-Up Business in Florida Download a PDF of the report HERE.   Abstract What is the impact of

RELEASE: Stalling Start-Ups Costs More Than Just Jobs

Report Measures Fiscal Impact of One Week of Bureaucratic Delays to Florida Start-Up Businesses NAPLES – Job creation isn’t the only reason policymakers should explore ways to fast-track the

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FGA helps move Florida one step closer toward job-creating business tax relief

The House Economic Affairs Committee gave a unanimous vote this morning in favor of HB 1003, a proposal to create a new exemption from

Making Florida the Tax Haven of the South

        Encourage Business Investment and Create New Jobs with Lower Personal Property Taxes and Local Freedom and Flexibility Background: Tangible Personal Property (TPP) taxes are property taxes that

RELEASE – Report Confirms Start-Ups are Florida’s Top Job Creators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Start-Up Companies Created More Than 1 Million Jobs from 2005-2009 NAPLES – Start-up companies in Florida created nearly 1.5 million jobs between 2005 and


Job Growth Overview: Start-Up Companies are Florida’s Top Job Creators

Start-Up companies are Florida’s top job creators.  Our policies must help Start-Up entrepreneurs open their doors sooner, hire their first employees quicker, and get Floridians back to work. Download


Start-Ups Are Florida’s Top Job Creators

Florida start-up businesses are the key to new jobs in our state.  Government action should streamline the process for starting a new business to help budding entrepreneurs open shop,

Top 10 Florida Legislature Accomplishments 2011

List of Top 10 Accomplishments from 2011 Legislative Session

Recently, I met with legislative leadership to discuss policy solutions to advance during the upcoming legislative sessions.  As a new organization that began after the 2011 session, I also reviewed

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Florida Small Businesses Pay Health Premiums at National Average

A recent study reported that Florida small businesses (those with 50 or fewer employees)  had monthly health insurance premiums for their employees averaging $437 for individual coverage