sales tax rate changes

Local sales and use tax rates to change in Florida as of January 1, 2017.

Updated 12.12.2016

A number of local sales and use tax rate changes are set to take effect in Florida on January 1, 2017.

New sales tax

  • Alachua County will levy a new 0.5% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, bringing the combined rate to 6.5%.
  • Bay County will add a new 0.5% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, bringing the combined rate to 7%.
  • Brevard County will impose a new 0.5% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, for a new combined rate of 7%.
  • Hardee County will levy a 2% tourist development tax for transient rental transactions, bringing the new combined rate to 9%.
  • Highlands County will impose a new 0.5% School Capital Outlay Surtax, bringing the new combined rate to 7.5%.
  • Liberty County is adding a new 0.5% Emergency Fire Rescue Services Surtax, for a new combined rate of 8%.
  • Manatee County is imposing a new 0.5% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, for a new combined rate of 7%.
  • Marion County will add a new 1% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, bringing the combined rate to 7%.
  • Osceola County is imposing a new 0.5% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, for a new combined rate of 7.5%.
  • Palm Beach County will add a new 1% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, bringing the new combined rate to 7%.
  • Santa Rosa County is adding a 0.5% Local Government Infrastructure Surtax, for a new combined rate of 7%.

Extended sales tax

Rates in the following counties will remain the same due to the extension of  existing Discretionary Sales Surtaxes:

Additional information, including discretionary sales surtax expiration dates, is available through the Florida Department of Revenue.

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