Florida Business Tax, Amendment 5 (October 1980)

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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.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 5 (October 1980)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,003,979 69.41%
No442,38630.59%

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.[2][3]

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References

  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 10-7-80"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.