The Florida Business Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on October 7, 1980.
This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to allow business inventories and livestock to be classified for tax purposes or exempted from taxation.
| Florida Amendment 5 (October 1980)|
| Yes|| 1,003,979|| 69.41%|
Election results via: Florida Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
||Proposing an amendment to Section 4 of Article VII of the State Constitution, effective January 1, 1981, to allow business inventories and livestock to be classified for tax purposes or exempted fromt taxation.