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Marion County Commission Adds Millage Tax to Ballot for Teacher Raises

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:46 pm

The property tax revenue would help fund educational salaries and arts programs.

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Marion County Strikes Tax Vote for Ocala Baseball Stadium

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:48 pm

The Marion County Commission struck down tax proposals to fund a project to build a baseball stadium that would eventually become home to the Yankee’s Tampa Class A affiliate minor-league team.

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Why A Potential Marion County ‘Bed Tax’ Increase Could Threaten Small Businesses

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm

A possible raise in Marion County’s bed tax has elicited mixed responses from business owners.

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In depth: Guards in schools and the costs to tax payers

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm

In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Florida Senate bill 514 in legislature would allow counties to create independent districts that impose taxes to pay for school safety and mental health services.

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Florida Internet tax bill moving in state Senate

By on February 6th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm

The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee approved a bill Tuesday requiring online companies to pay sales tax on purchases made by Florida residents. The bill aims to equalize taxes for local businesses and online companies.

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Election wrap up

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

One race from the Tuesday ballot may take a few days to resolve.  Longtime Congressman Cliff Stearns is going to have to depend on provisional and overseas ballots if he wants to continue his career in congress. Running in the […]

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