2011 Discretionary Sales Surtax Rates for Florida Counties

The state tax rate for the state ofFloridais 6%, with the option for individual counties in Florida to impose an additional tax called discretionary surtax. For example: Alachua county has a surtax rate of .25%, so the total tax due on a sale is 6.25% and the amount to reported as surtax is .25% of the sale (6% Florida state rate + .25% Alachua surtax = 6.25%). These rates are prone to changes for the upcoming year, so make sure to check with the Florida Department of Revenue to receive updates for the 2012 year. Listed are the surtax and total tax rates for each county in Florida for the 2011 year.

Alachua - Surtax: .25% ; Total Tax: 6.25%

Baker - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Bay – Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Bradford– Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Brevard – Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Broward – Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Calhoun – Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Charlotte– Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Citrus - Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Clay - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Collier – Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Columbia- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Dade (Miami-Dade) - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

De Soto- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Dixie- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Duval - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Escambia- Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Flagler - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Franklin- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Gadsden- Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Gilchrist - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Glades - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Gulf - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Hamilton- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Hardee - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Hendry - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Hernando - Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Highlands- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Hillsborough - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Holmes - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Indian River- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Jackson- Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Jefferson- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Lafayette- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Lake- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Lee - Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Leon- Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Levy - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Liberty- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Madison- Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Manatee - Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Marion- Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Martin - Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Monroe– Surtax: 1.5% ; Total Tax: 7.5%

Nassau- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Okaloosa - Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Okeechobee - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Orange- Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Osceola - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Palm Beach- Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

Pasco- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Pinellas - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Polk - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Putnam - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

St. Johns- Surtax: 0% ; Total Tax: 6%

St.Lucie - Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Santa Rosa- Surtax: .5% ; Total Tax: 6.5%

Sarasota- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Seminole - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Sumter- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Suwannee- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Taylor- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Union- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Volusia - Surtax: 6.5% ; Total Tax: 6%

Wakulla - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Walton - Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

Washington- Surtax: 1% ; Total Tax: 7%

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