Scott's Fla. corporate tax repeal on life support PDF  | Print |  E-mail

A February report by the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy, a liberal think tank, also cast doubt on the effectiveness of a corporate tax cut.

It pointed out most small businesses, often touted as Florida's biggest job creators, already are exempt from the tax. State data show that only 25,000 to 40,000 companies - less than 1 percent of all for-profit businesses in Florida - pay the tax.

Read the story in The Tampa Tribune.

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