Amazon Trade: More Jobs for Florida, More Taxes for Online Shopping?

Jun 13, 2013
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Reversing his earlier decision, Governor Scott has reached an agreement with Amazon. While the arrangement will see the Internet shopping titan create 3,000 new jobs, it also includes a 6 percent state sales tax on Amazon purchases for Florida residents.

Source: Tampabay

TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott and Amazon announced a deal Thursday in which the Internet retail giant would create 3,000 new jobs in Florida by 2016 - with about a third of those likely headed for a one-million-square-foot warehouse in Ruskin, a part of Hillsborough County desperately needing an economic jolt.

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