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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 634
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F.S. 634.415
634.415 Tax on premiums; annual statement; reports.
(1) In addition to the license fees provided in this part for service warranty associations and license taxes as provided in the insurance code as to insurers, each such association and insurer shall, annually on or before March 1, file with the office its annual statement, in the form prescribed by the commission, showing all premiums or assessments received by it in connection with the issuance of service warranties in this state during the preceding calendar year and using accounting principles which will enable the office to ascertain whether the financial requirements set forth in s. 634.406 have been satisfied.
(2) The gross amount of premiums and assessments is subject to the sales tax imposed by s. 212.0506.
(3) The office may levy a fine of up to $100 a day for each day an association neglects to file the annual statement in the form and within the time provided by this part. The amount of the fine shall be established by rules adopted by the commission. The office shall deposit all sums collected by it under this section to the credit of the Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund.
(4) The office may suspend or revoke the license of a service warranty association failing to file its annual statement when due.
(5) The commission may by rule require each service warranty association to submit to the office, as the commission may designate, all or part of the information contained in the financial statements and reports required by this section in a computer-readable form compatible with the electronic data processing system specified by the office.
History.s. 5, ch. 78-255; s. 3, ch. 81-148; s. 2, ch. 81-318; s. 3, ch. 83-265; ss. 11, 36, 37, 38, ch. 83-322; s. 30, ch. 87-99; s. 11, ch. 88-206; s. 37, ch. 89-356; s. 46, ch. 90-119; s. 58, ch. 91-106; ss. 19, 20, ch. 93-195; s. 21, ch. 2001-281; s. 1500, ch. 2003-261; s. 34, ch. 2010-175.