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Date Created: 08/01/22
Last updated: 08/01/22

City: Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL to Consider an Ordinance Providing Local Communications Service Tax
On July 20, 2022, City Council directed the staff to draft an ordinance to maintain the communications services tax at the current rate of 3.61% without providing for a sunset. The 2022-2023 draft budget includes communications services tax revenue of $1,296,600 based upon the current rate of 3.61%. Florida Statutes § 202.21 requires that a municipality changing the rate must notify the Department of Revenue (DOR) as to the ordinance adoption by September 1 for a rate change effective on January 1. Staff has included a schedule of current rates for neighboring and comparable jurisdictions. The second reading is tentatively scheduled for August 17, 2022.

Issue History
08/01/22 The Council will hold first reading at the 8/03/22 meeting.


Related Documents
8/03/22 Background
8/03/22 Meeting Agenda

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