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  • It’s Marriott vs. Disney in Expedia tax battle

     
    Some of the biggest players within Florida's $60 billion-a-year tourism industry are at odds in a battle over how online-travel companies such as Expedia Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide Inc. should be taxed. One on side are hotel heavyweights such as Marriott...
  • Expedia tax bill on life support after Finance and Tax meeting

     
    A plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Orbitz from paying higher taxes on the hotel rooms they sell is in trouble in the state Capitol, after running into unexpectedly stiff opposition Wednesday before a House committee. By a...
  • Amid maneuvering, House panel reverses and approves Expedia bill

     
    One week after nearly derailing it, a Florida House panel Tuesday reversed course and signed off on a plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Priceline from higher taxes on hotel rooms booked through their websites. Amid a series of pa....
  • Amid maneuvering, House committee reverses course and advances Expedia bill

     
    One week after nearly derailing it, a Florida House panel Tuesday reversed course and signed off on a plan to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia and Priceline from higher taxes on hotel rooms booked through their websites. Amid a series of...
  • Justice Department OKs Google's $700-million ITA Software purchase

     
    The Department of Justice approved Google's proposed $700-million purchase of travel data company ITA Software Inc., with some strings attached. In order for Google to acquire ITA, which builds online flight and ticket information software for airline...
  • Plan would let hotels cut taxes by selling rooms to themselves

     
    UPDATE: The amendment was blocked from being taken up because it wasn't filed on time. The House then tentatively approved the original legislation that would benefit the online-travel industry. Florida hotels would be allowed to sell rooms to...
  • House passes tax shield for Internet travel companies

     
    The Florida House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill designed to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia, Priceline and Orbitz from higher taxes. The legislation (HB 493) would make it clear that Internet companies that sell hotel rooms...
  • Seeing Starz? Barnes & Noble gets buyout offer from Liberty Media

     
    Barnes & Noble gets a buyout offer from Liberty Media worth about $1 billion....
  • Scott, Cabinet delve back into online hotel sales tax debate

     
    Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet delved back into the complicated and ongoing debate over how hotels sold online on sites like Priceline or Expedia be taxed, Thursday. Lawmakers, local governments and hotel operators have long battled over how hotel...
  • Consumer Confidential: Groupon is watching, diet-product warning, free Slurpees

     
    Here's your monster-mash Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Groupon is watching you. The deal site is changing its privacy policies to allow it to collect more information as it offers more deals targeted to users based......
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Valle execution, primary angst,

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Welcome to your Thursday Morning Reads, where we will try to facilitate your caffeine-addled quest for information on Florida politics and policy-making. Yes, we're really swimming in thoughts about last night's baseball history-...