Tag: trick or treat
Charlie Crist with Florida Democratic Party chair Manny Diaz.

Staff ReportsOctober 31, 2018

It’s that time of year to be frightened — not by ghosts or goblins, but by Florida’s tax rules on candy. Every year, Florida TaxWatch, the nonpartisan government watchdog, uses Halloween to demonstrate the state’s boggling rules on what gets taxed and what doesn’t. “Groceries are generally exempt from Florida sales tax, but candy can get confusing,” the […]

Melissa RossOctober 30, 2015

We think of Halloween as a very orange-colored holiday, between the pumpkins and the candy corn. But this year, you may spot a few teal-colored pumpkins in your neighborhood. The Teal Pumpkin Project is a growing part of Halloween, and it’s a visual way to encourage families to hand out some non-food items to children with food allergies. One in 13 […]


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