Sales Tax Collection Allowance in Florida eff. July 1, 2012

New law requires sales and use tax dealers to file and pay tax electronically to receive a collection allowance

For sales and use tax returns and payments due on or after July 1, 2012, dealers may deduct a collection allowance only when they:
  • File sales and use tax returns electronically;
  • Pay tax electronically; and
  • Electronically file and pay tax ("e-file and e-pay") timely.

If you currently file paper tax returns and/or pay by check, cash, or money order and wish to continue receiving a collection allowance after July 1, you may:

Use the Department's website to enroll for e-Services or to electronically file and pay tax without enrolling (no fee). You will need to provide your:

  • Sales and use tax certificate number and/or business partner number.o Federal employer identification number (FEIN) or social security number (SSN).
  • Contact information.
  • Bank routing/transit number and bank account number.

Print step-by-step instructions on how to enroll for e-Services.

If you would like to know more, read the Tax Information Publication or Frequently Asked Questions about the law change