is there tax on food in florida? is there tax on food in any state?
if a can of soup is 2.29 then it should not be 2.45 correct? it should be 2.29.
In Florida food is tax exempt. There may however be "take-out tax", which they have on fast-food, restaurants, ready prepared food. This is common in most states. If the can of soup is purchased in a grocery store, it should be 2.29. Some states have tax on all food, and some states only have local sales tax (not state sales tax) on food. Here is a website to show you a comparison of sales tax rates: