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CPAs vs Accountants vs Bookkeepers: What Does Your Business Need?

Apr 22, 2024
Running a successful business requires careful attention to your finances. But the world of accounting can feel like an alphabet soup of acronyms and roles – CPAs, bookkeepers, accountants…it can be tough to tell them apart! Understanding the unique roles of these financial professionals will help you decide who is right to partner with on […]
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Florida Discretionary Surtax Rates Update for 2024

Apr 08, 2024
Florida businesses and consumers need to stay updated on the ever-changing sales tax landscape. One particularly important component is the discretionary sales surtax rates, which can vary between counties. Understanding how these surtaxes work and being aware of rate changes is crucial for remaining compliant and avoiding unexpected costs. What is the Florida Discretionary Sales […]
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What Services are Subject to Sales Tax in Florida?

Mar 18, 2024
Whether you’re a Florida business owner charging for services or a consumer about to purchase a service, understanding sales tax laws is crucial. Sales tax can create a significant financial obligation for businesses that fail to comply. It’s also important for consumers to know when they should be paying additional sales tax on top of […]
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A Taxing Decision: When Tax Overpaid Cannot Be Refunded

Mar 04, 2024
Imagine paying more than you owe in taxes, only to find out that you can’t get your money back. It’s a frustrating scenario where overpaid taxes can happen due to a number of reasons. Overlooked deductions, calculation errors, or complex tax legislation can all result in you unintentionally paying the government too much. To make […]
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The 2023 Florida Guide for Out-of-State Businesses

Feb 19, 2024
Florida is a great place for out-of-state businesses to grow. But it can be tricky to figure it all out. Gruber and Associates, P.A. is here to provide assistance and simplify this process. Understanding Florida’s Business Climate Florida’s business environment is not only inviting but also strategically advantageous for diverse enterprises. The state’s pro-business tax […]
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What to Expect from a Florida Reemployment Tax Audit

Feb 05, 2024
Understanding a Florida reemployment tax audit can be challenging for any business. These audits are an important part of the state’s tax system. This blog will simplify and explain the audit process, helping businesses know what to expect during a reemployment tax audit. Understanding Reemployment Tax Audits Reemployment tax, previously known as unemployment tax, is […]
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Commercial Rental Sales Tax Reductions in Florida

Jan 22, 2024
Florida’s commercial landscape is buzzing with opportunities, particularly when it comes to rental properties. A critical aspect of this booming market is understanding the nuances of Commercial Rental Sales Tax. Recently, Florida has seen significant reductions in this tax, providing a unique advantage to businesses and investors. Gruber and Associates, P.A., a leading accounting firm […]
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Florida Sales Tax Sales for Resale Exemption

Jan 08, 2024
At its core, the Florida Sales Tax Resale Exemption permits businesses to purchase goods without paying sales tax if they intend to resell those goods in the normal course of operations. Essentially, this prevents the ‘double taxation’ of goods—once when purchased by the business and again when sold to the final consumer. For businesses in […]
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Tax Rates

Dec 18, 2023
Tax rates are the percentages of income that are paid to the government in taxes. They can vary depending on your income level, filing status, and other factors. Tax rates can be complex, but it is important to understand them so that you can plan your finances accordingly. There are two main types of tax […]
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