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Gov. Scott says he would sign Internet sales tax bill, with caveat

While hanging on to his pledge not to raise taxes, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday he would sign a bill that would impose a tax on Internet sales, if the bill doesn’t increase the overall revenue to the state.

Retail store owners are pushing for the tax, which they contend is unfair because they invest money in communities within the state to build “brick-and-mortar” stores, and are assessed Florida’s sales tax on items.

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