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Florida Local Sales Tax Authorization, Amendment 6 (1992)

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The Florida Local Sales Tax Authorization Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a commission referral in Florida which was defeat on the ballot on November 3, 1992.

This amendment sought to modify Article VII of the Florida Constitution to authorize counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality. The measure was placed on the ballot by the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 6 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,824,46059.96%
Yes 1,886,498 40.04%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

The proposal authorizes counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality, to be used for local government services. The referendum vote shall be called for by an ordinance of the county or municipality, and the one-cent sales tax, if approved, shall be based on the state sales and use tax as defined by the Legislature, with certain exceptions.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.