Title: Additional Sources for Water Supply Development (New)
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Title: Additional Sources for Water Supply Development (New)
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Language: English
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Jake Varn Collection - Additional Sources for Water Supply Development (New) (JDV Box 39)
General Note: Box 29, Folder 4 ( Water Supply Issues Group (File 2 of 3) - 1996 ), Item 13
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Source Administered Recipients
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Amount


Guiding Principles


Requirements


Impediments Actions to
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Sales Tax on Water'Public (end
Consumer)
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Sa~War Utility Tax'


Utility (could be Stat; collected
passed on to by utilities, ad-
consumers) minister by
Dept of Revenue


$270 M/yr. (est.) at 6% State could choose End consumer would Repeal exemption from
any numberofuses payforuseofwater 6% sales tax on water;
including metred,
bottled, and well water,


Depends on rate, If he Water resources de-
typical 2.5%, could be velopment; water
SlOMperyear. (If supplydevelopment;
wastewater included matching funds for
amount could double.) SDWA State Re-
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Gross receipts tax
imposed for privilege
of selling water (sim.
to tax on dec., tele-
communications,
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Public resistance Legislative auth-
to taxes orization


Public opposition


Legislative uth-
rizatioa


RerringS source.
Diced link to use.
Tax collection would be
difficult
Direct link between lax
base and use of S. Pos-
sib0ilty offlexiility to
prom e soal objec-
UWs Water nay al-

manicipality.


New Documentary Those needing State
Stamp tax doc. stamps

Legislative Appro- General revenue Slate VyUnlikely
Spriation'

SNew Ad valoren Property own WMDs Water resource Property tax is CoOecon process in
development least popular pce. Article VII
typeoftax edtridioDS; milage

Water Use Fee Users WMDs WMDs Different rate for dif- Water resource Imposed as water Lea competition for
fmrent uses (mining, ag., development extracted from source waer when resource
industrial, public) deelopmeni fmished-
a beMfit to agnricltwe.
SWater Conservation Utility consume Utilities with WMDs Could be designed to Encourage Marginal cost pricing Some staae/fgaoiul Consumer, utility Proebable Would encourage water


Rate Structure WMD/State
Oversight


generate any S amount
needed


conservation, fund
water supply
development


concepts introduced oversight to iplment resistance to
in areas where water across multiple utilities in higher rates
shortages exist a region


legislative
authorization


conervaton aid
generate fnds Would
mis cost of tr,
large political
downside.


Pros and Cons
(Comments)


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Local Option saes Local taxes Local govt Local govt where Up to 7% Local govts. decide; Local payment for Retain 6% state sales tax Could limit impact to
Slax on water' tax imposed restrict to water local benefits. Could exemption but allow local areas mos in need of
supply dvpmt.; also include self- govs. to vote to impose revenues Investor-
capital suppliers, bottled local sales tax owned uils. andself
improvements. water suppliers would need
mechanism for getting
some benefits bck.
Not much inceive for
0 'regional solutis.
Local Option sales Localtaxes Localgovt(If Citics andcounties Up to each jurisdiction's Counties < 50,000- Local resources ued Moneys must be spent on To extent that Counties<0,000- Could limit imp to
tax (infrastructure Statedelegates wheretaxwould be alottedshare of all construction, for local public allowable uses. the reveuesare byordinance areas mot in med of
c surtax, small county and mechanism imposed proceeds 1.3 B land planning & benefit availab and in unless money is rewnues
surtax) b is developed.) statewide (est based on operating expenses statutory limits bonded Amt. raised wod
-at--.M k ). Cadiz_> 5o.. -_ MkL .resitar e Counties>50.000- depend an rate uth-
constuction, land to taxes. bycouty orized; diffcultix o
planning (no refendumw adainisdr.
operating costs).


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