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State of Florida Offering Free Classes on Workers’ Comp

The state Division of Workers’ Compensation has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the University of South Florida’s Safety Florida Consultation Program to offer business owners and employers FREE seminars and webinars on the requirements of Florida’s workers’ compensation laws and workplace safety. The topics will […]

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NCCI Proposes Decrease in Florida Workers’ Comp Rates

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) is the licensed rating organization that is authorized to make workers’ compensation rate filings to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) on behalf of Florida insurance companies writing workers’ comp insurance.  For the calendar year 2019, NCCI is proposing a statewide average premium decrease of -13.4%. This […]

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FUBA: Tallahassee Good Guys Come Out Ahead

FUBA was recently highlighted in an article “FUBA: Tallahassee Good Guys Come Out Ahead” on Florida Politics. Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida.

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These are exciting times for FUBA!

Effective August 1st, FUBA is endorsing Lancer Indemnity Company to provide workers’ compensation coverage to eligible FUBA members. Lancer Indemnity Company is rated “A- Excellent” by A.M. Best. This exclusive new partnership means the best protection for our members who count on FUBA. Businesses insured through FUBA’s new program will have the peace of mind […]

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Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is August 3rd – August 5th

If your business sells clothes, footwear, certain accessories, school supplies, or personal computers, the upcoming Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will affect your business.  For the first weekend in August, these items will be exempt from the state sales tax if they meet certain price restrictions. Here are some details about this year’s tax-free shopping days: […]

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Free Webinar from the Florida Department of Revenue

Are you familiar with the Florida use tax?  The use tax is similar to the Florida sales tax, but it is less widely known.  The Florida use tax is due on the use or consumption of taxable goods or services if sales tax was not paid at the time of purchase. For example: If you […]

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Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies is June 1st – 7th

If your business sells items like batteries, flashlights, generators, or coolers, you need to be aware of the upcoming Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.  For the first week in June 2018, certain items will be exempt from the state sales tax if they meet certain price restrictions. All day June 1st through June 7th, the […]

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Attention Florida Companies: 2018 Annual Reports are Due Next Week

This is a reminder that all registered Florida corporations and limited liability companies (LLC’s) must file an Annual Report with the Department of State by next Tuesday, May 1st. All Annual Reports must be filed online.  To file, go to sunbiz.org.  Make sure the page displayed on your computer says “An official State of Florida […]

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Corporations and LLC’s: 2018 Annual Reports are Due

It is now time for all registered Florida corporations and limited liability companies (LLC’s) to file their Annual Report with the State of Florida.  To maintain an “active status” with the Department of State, corporations and LLC’s must file an Annual Report with the Florida Division of Corporations by May 1st. The Annual Report is […]

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