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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 647
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F.S. 647.03
647.03 Premium tax.
(1) As used in this section, the term:
(a) “Primary certificateholder” means an individual who purchases travel insurance under a group policy.
(b) “Primary policyholder” means an individual who purchases individual travel insurance.
(2) A travel insurer shall pay the premium tax, as required under s. 624.509, on travel insurance premiums paid by any of the following:
(a) A primary policyholder who is a resident of this state.
(b) A primary certificateholder who is a resident of this state.
(c) A blanket travel insurance policyholder:
1. Who is a resident in this state;
2. Who has his or her principal place of business in this state; or
3. Whose affiliate or subsidiary who has purchased blanket travel insurance for eligible blanket group members has his or her principal place of business in this state.

The premium tax under this subsection is subject to any apportionment rules that apply to an insurer across multiple taxing jurisdictions or that authorize an insurer to allocate premium on an apportioned basis in a reasonable and equitable manner in those jurisdictions.

(3) A travel insurer shall:
(a) Document the state of residence or principal place of business of the policyholder or certificateholder, or an affiliate or subsidiary thereof, as required under subsection (2).
(b) Report as premium only the amount allocable to travel insurance and not any amounts received for travel assistance services or cancellation fee waivers.
History.s. 17, ch. 2020-63.