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Old 09-06-2011, 16:30   #1
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Avoid Florida sales tax, do the deal in Bahamas

I would assume that Bahamas would be the perfect place to do the deal if the boat is sold to a non-US buyer. Or can sales tax be ignored if the boat is sold in Florida to a non-US buyer ? And any issues if the boat is then moved outside the US ?
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Old 09-06-2011, 16:34   #2
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Hey Zonker PM me I got info. BOB
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Re: Avoid Florida sales tax, do the deal in Bahamas

If you leave Florida after buying a boat you can avoid the sales tax. Not sure how many days you have before you have to get out.
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Re: Avoid Florida sales tax, do the deal in Bahamas

This is the relevant state government brochure.

http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/forms/2010/gt800006.pdf
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Where do intend to keep the boat?
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Where do intend to keep the boat?
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Thanks a lot for the info !
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