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Florida Intangible Property Taxation, Amendment 1 (1944)

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Intangible Property Taxation, Amendment 1 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida that was approved by voters in the general election on November 7, 1944. The amendment related to special tax rates for intangible property.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1944)
Approveda Yes 95,632 66.63%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1943-1944)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 1



To amend Section 1 of Article IX providing for a uniform and equal rate of taxation; providing for a special rate of taxation on intangibles no to exceed two (2) mills and providing such tax on mortgages, deeds of trust or other liens shall be payable when documents are recorded, and be in lieu of all other intangibles assessments on such; Providing the tax therefrom may be apportioned by the Legislature and shall be exclusive of all other taxes and providing the Legislature shall prescribe regulations to secure just valuations of property.[2]

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  1. Amendments made to state constitution November 7, 1944
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.