Individuals are able to take a deduction on their federal 1040 tax return for state and local taxes paid. Florida residents do not pay income taxes, but there is an alternative deduction that is available. Florida residents can take a sales tax deduction. You don’t need detailed records of the actual sales taxes you paid throughout the year. There is an alternative worksheet that can be used to calculate the deduction.
Consult your tax professional for more details to see if you are eligible for this deduction