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The gross state product of Florida in 2005 was $596 billion. Personal income
Tampa was $30,098 per capita, ranking
26th in the nation.
Florida's economy relies heavily on tourism. About
Hialeah 60 million visitors visit the
state every year. Warm weather and hundreds of miles of beach attract San Bernardino Real Estate
vacationers from around
the world. The Walt Disney World Resort, a mega-resort consisting of
Orlando four theme parks, more
than twenty hotels, water parks, shopping centers, and other attractions, is an
St. Petersburg important
tourist attraction located in Lake Buena Vista. Together, Walt Disney World, and other
theme park resorts such as Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld, are
Cape Coral an important driver
of the Central Florida economy realtor
Other major industries include bankruptcy citrus fruit and juice production, banking, and phosphate
mining within the Bone Valley region. With the Bankruptcy Chapter 7
arrival of the space program at Kennedy
Space Center in the 1960s, Florida has developed a
aerospace industry. The state did not have a state minimum wage law until November 2, 2004,
when voters passed a constitutional amendment establishing a state minimum
Coral Springs wage and
mandating that it be adjusted for inflation every six months.
can stop by and visit
The beach at Bahia Honda in the Florida KeysHistorically, Florida's economy was based
upon cattle farming and agriculture
(especially sugarcane, citrus, tomatoes, and strawberries).
In the early 1900, land speculators
Fort Lauderdale discovered
Florida, and Plant and Henry Flagler developed railway systems, which led Mortgage Net Branch
people to move in, a
drawn by the weather and local economies. From
Gainesville then on, tourism
boomed, fueling a cycle of development and tourism that overwhelmed a great deal of farmland.
In 2004 and 2005, key industries along the west coast—commercial fishing and water-based
tourist activities (sports fishing and diving)—were threatened by outbreaks of red tide, a
Hollywood discoloration of seawater
caused by an efflorescence of toxin-producing dinoflagellates.
real estate home values
Florida is one of the nine states that do not impose a personal income tax (list of others).
The state imposes a taxMiami Gardens
on "intangible personal property" (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, money market funds, etc.),
but in April, 2006, the state legislature was considering a repeal of the tax. The state
sales tax rate is 6%. Local governments
Miramar may levy an additional
local option Pembroke Pines
sales tax of up to 1.5%. A locale's use-tax rate is the same as its sales-tax rate, including
local options, if any. Use taxes are payable for purchases
Point Saint Lucie
made out of state and brought into Florida within six months of the purchase date. Other taxes
are mostly levied on businesses.
to make trades.
They include thePompano Beach
following taxes: corporate income, communication services, intangibles, unemployment, solid
waste, documentary stamps,Tallahassee
insurance premium, pollutants, and various fuel taxes.