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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 550
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING
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F.S. 550.09516
550.09516 Credit for eligible permitholders conducting thoroughbred racing.
(1) Beginning July 1, 2023, each permitholder authorized to conduct pari-mutuel wagering meets of thoroughbred racing under this chapter is eligible for a credit equal to the amount paid by the permitholder in the prior state fiscal year to the federal Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority, inclusive of any applicable true-up calculations or credits made, granted, or applied to the assessment imposed on the permitholder or the state by such authority, for covered horseracing in the state, pursuant to the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 as set forth in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. No. 116-260.
(2) The commission shall require sufficient documentation to substantiate the amounts paid by an eligible permitholder to qualify for the tax credit under this section.
(3) Beginning July 1, 2023, and each July 1 thereafter, each permitholder granted a credit pursuant to this section may apply the credit to the taxes and fees due under ss. 550.0951, 550.09515, and 550.3551(3), less any credit received by the permitholder under s. 550.09515(6), and less the amount of state taxes that would otherwise be due to the state for the conduct of charity day performances under s. 550.0351(4). The unused portion of the credit may be carried forward and applied each month as taxes and fees become due. Any unused credit remaining at the end of a fiscal year expires and may not be used.
(4) The commission may adopt rules to implement this section.
History.s. 39, ch. 2023-157.