Opt-in to our mailing list to receive our monthly newsletters and other important updates with information to help you make more informed decisions.
Welcome to Connex Florida, a supply chain database tool for the manufacturing industry in Florida. Connex Florida is made possible through a partnership between the Associated Industries of Florida, Space Florida, and FloridaMakes.
The 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 29, 2020, and extends through Thursday, June 4, 2020.
During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. However, the sales tax holiday does not apply to the rental or repair of any of the qualifying items. Additionally, the sales tax holiday does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.
By proclamation Sumter County joined cities and counties nationwide in marking National Economic Development Week from May 4-9, 2020 to recognize the contributions of positive economic development and explain the role of the profession in our local community.
The Villages, about an hour northwest of Orlando in central Florida, is home to about 135,000 people, many of them considered high-risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.