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FFBF Provides Hurricane Damage Tax Rebates Webpage

Dan Florida

At the end of the 2018 Florida Legislative Session last month, the House and hurricaneSenate passed a tax package that provides relief for farmers and property owners impacted by Hurricane Irma. Then less than two weeks later, Governor Rick Scott signed the tax-cut package, HB 7087, which authorizes many things. It offers tax breaks on agricultural fencing materials purchased for repairs after the hurricane and includes tax breaks for citrus packing houses that had their businesses interrupted by Hurricane Irma or by the deadly disease citrus greening and for fuel used to transport agricultural products after the storm. But to help spell all of that out, Florida Farm Bureau Federation (FFBF) is offering a dedicated webpage as a resource to farmers and ranchers who can take advantage of this opportunity. More information can be found on the FFBF website.