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AIF Statement on Tax Package Passing Florida Legislature

Tax Package to Repeal Manufacturing Equipment Sales Tax Heads to Governor

March 11, 2016

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) today released the following statement attributed to its President & CEO Tom Feeney regarding the tax package passing the Florida Legislature.  AIF applauds the inclusion of language to repeal the manufacturing equipment sales tax, which now heads to the Governor for his signature.

“AIF applauds the Florida House and Senate for passing the tax package today, which includes language to eliminate the sales tax on manufacturing machinery and equipment.

“As Florida’s leader in manufacturing and Florida’s affiliate for the National Association of Manufacturers, AIF supports the repeal of this pro-business tax cut that will energize manufacturing and grow high-wage and high-value added jobs in the Sunshine State.

“We look forward to Governor Rick Scott signing this good tax reducing measure into law.”

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