George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

10/25/05 – Low Taxes Can Keep Flor⁠i⁠da’s Economy Humm⁠i⁠ng

By: The James Madison Institute / 2005

by Geoffrey F. Segal

Many Floridians are suffering from a form of sticker shock as they open that dreaded envelope and discover how much their local taxes are rising. The real estate boom has given local officials a windfall of added revenue, and many seem determined to spend it instead of lowering the tax rate so that taxpayers may keep more of their hard-earned money.