Out-Of-Florida Flower Sales Tax OK, Fla. Justices Told

By Nathan Hale (November 5, 2015, 5:46 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court wrongly found that a state law imposing tax on Florida-based florists' sale of flowers to out-of-state recipients impermissibly burdens interstate commerce, the state tax agency told the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday.

The Fourth District Court of Appeal had ruled last year that the Florida Department of Revenue's tax assessment against American Business USA Corp., which runs the online florist 1Vende, was improper because the goods at issue were never brought into Florida. But state Solicitor General Allen Winsor argued Thursday that the court mistakenly concluded that Florida lacked a nexus to the sales.

"[The challengers] say...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!