The Florida (FL) state sales tax rate is currently 6%. Depending on city, county and local tax jurisdictions, the total rate can be as high as 8%.
Florida did not end up on Kiplinger’s list of 10 Tax-Friendly States for Retirees for 2011.
In the state of Florida, you may register to collect and pay sales and use tax. In order to file and remit online, you may use an approved vendor, such as Avalara (Trustfile), or enroll in the e-Services program and track payment due dates yourself.
All sellers of tangible property or goods (including leases, licenses, and rentals) are required to register with the state and file and pay sales tax.