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Increased Florida Corporate Tax Collections Estimated to Trigger $540M in Refunds

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: August 14th, 2019

By: H. French Brown, IV

This article appeared in the August 16th edition of Law360’s Expert Analysis. Please see the full article here:  Florida Tax Views A Closer Look At $500M Corporate Refund Increased Florida Corporate Tax Collections Estimated to Trigger $540M in Refunds Statewide and 2019 Tax Rate Reduction to 4.459% As previously reported by Dean Mead, Florida’s corporate […]

Gov. Rick Scott Signs Monumental Water Bill That Rewards Central Florida’s Planning Approach

Published: January 21st, 2016

By: Michael D. Minton

Gov. Rick Scott signed one of the more important water bills in Florida’s history on January 21, and while it has benefits for the entire state, it is particularly important for Central Florida. The law is an affirmation of everything we’ve been doing to address water conservation and supply in Central Florida. The earlier version […]

Florida Legislature Passes Long-awaited Water Bill

Published: January 15th, 2016

By: John L. Wharton

In the face of opposition from some environmental groups and newspaper editorial writers, on January 13, the second day of the 2016 legislative session, the Florida Senate cleared SB 552, characterized by its supporters as a comprehensive water protection bill. The next day, the House followed suit. A veto of the bill by Gov. Scott […]

Florida Legislature Reaches Turning Point on Water Policy

Published: August 24th, 2015

By: Peter M. Dunbar

Florida Legislature Reaches Turning Point on Water Policy By: Peter M. Dunbar   The optimism at the beginning of this year’s legislative deliberations that there would be major initiatives to modernize Florida’s statewide water policies and implement the provisions of Amendment One faded in the final days of the Regular Session under the weight of […]