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    Sep 4, 2007, 08:10 PM
    Is rental income from real estate subject to sales tax in state of Florida
    Is rental income from real estate subject to sales tax in state of Florida?
    I have a house that I rented out, I have been told the rental income is subject to sales tax. I had rental property in California, I never paid sales tax the rental income.

    Can someone please confirm this for me.
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    Sep 4, 2007, 08:31 PM
    Section 212.031(1)(a), F. S. in pertinent part, provides:
    It is declared to be the legislative intent that every
    Person is exercising a taxable privilege who engages in the
    Business of renting, leasing or letting any real property .
    .. . (Emphasis supplied.)


    Advisory Legal Opinion - Taxation of rental income

    Here is a link to info on Florida Sales Tax concerning rental property:

    FL Dept Rev - Sales and Use Tax on Rental of Living or Sleeping Accommodations

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