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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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Do You Know About the Construction Policy Tracking Database for Workers’ Compensation?

In Florida, everyone working on a construction job site is required to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance or have a valid workers’ compensation exemption issued by the state Division of Workers’ Compensation.­ If a contractor in the construction industry hires a subcontractor whose workers’ compensation coverage gets cancelled and one of the sub’s employees […]

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Sales Tax on Commercial Rent Decreases

In the State of Florida, commercial rent is subject to the state sales tax, plus any county sales surtax.  Some examples of commercial rent that are subject to sales tax include commercial office space, retail space, warehouse rentals, and self-storage units. Effective January 1st, the state sales tax rate for commercial rent has decreased from […]

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State of FL 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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Free Webinar on Sales Tax from the Florida Department of Revenue

Free Webinar on Sales Tax from the Florida Department of Revenue The Florida Department of Revenue (DOR), in partnership with Score*, is hosting a free webinar for business owners titled “Florida Sales Tax Tales: Fact vs. Fiction” on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2 pm. During this live webinar, DOR presenters will dispel myths and […]

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State Minimum Wage Increasing Again for 2018 – New Poster Required

State Minimum Wage Increasing Again for 2018 – New Poster Required One of the best benefits of your membership in FUBA is our poster service. FUBA provides new members with an All-in-One poster containing all state and federal employment posters.  If any of these posters change, FUBA provides updated panels to our members at no […]

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Hurricane Irma Resource List

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) DUA provides temporary payments to employers and workers who have lost their jobs or who have suffered a temporary work stoppage as a result of a natural disaster. DUA is now available to individuals in the designated disaster areas who are unable to work during the period September 10, […]

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Hurricane Irma Disaster Resources & Information

The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Consumer Services stands ready to assist insurance consumers in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma by offering consumers direct access to their insurance experts who can answer the many insurance-related questions that will follow in the wake of the storm as well as information and resources. Click here […]

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New I-9 Form Required Starting September 17, 2017

Federal law requires all employers to complete an I-9 Form for each new employee hired. This form is so that the employer can verify that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. The federal government has released a new version of the I-9 Form [dated 07/17/17N] that must be used for employees […]

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