Regarding Passage of Federal Tax Relief Legislation
TALLAHASSEE - "I applaud the bi-partisan action by Members of Congress to
provide tax relief for Floridians. The provision passed today allows
Floridians to deduct sales tax on their federal income tax returns for the
next two years. The move will save the average Florida taxpayer
approximately $300 each year, for a total of $730 million in annual relief
"Florida is grateful for the continued support of our federal partners,
especially the strong advocacy of our state's congressional delegation."