Florida Dept. of Revenue targeting gun clubs

Mar 6, 2016 | 0 comments

Lee’s note: As incredible as this sounds, the Florida Department of Revenue is targeting private gun clubs. The DOR is trying to collect taxes on club memberships, calling it an “admission tax.” They’ve been waging this campaign since 2010. As Marion Hammer points out in her disturbing email (below), this Marion Hammer is a crystal-clear violation of the state’s Preemption Statute, since the Legislature never authorized the DOR to collect a sales tax on gun club memberships, dues or fees. But it gets worse.

In 2010, Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp sent a letter to the DOR director, telling her to cease and desist. He formally notified her …read more