New plaza's user fee shocks shoppers

New plaza's user fee shocks shoppers

There are 6 comments on the story from Mar 18, 2009, titled New plaza's user fee shocks shoppers. In it, reports that:

Read your receipts carefully, unsuspecting shoppers: Hammock Landing retailers charge customers an extra 1.06 percent "public user fee." These fees finance road, water and sewer infrastructure expenses for the sprawling 78-acre shopping center at Interstate 95 and Palm Bay Road.

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Ormond Beach, FL

#1 Mar 20, 2009
I agree people should have been told ahead of time but one extra dollar isn't going to put customers in the poor house I mean if you have $97 to spend on patio furniture you can afford an extra dollar.

Melbourne, FL

#2 Jan 18, 2017
It's a blind tax. I'm returning a 400.00 tv because I was not made aware of it

Palm Bay, FL

#4 Aug 27, 2017
Just the usual ripoff by developers in Florida and your State Legislators are responsible---while I live close to Hammock Landing and have shopped there frequently....I try not to because why should I pay for the continued development of this area????Customers can always shop online and go elsewhere and other people have told me that they are not shopping there in protest

Butler, WI

#5 Oct 22, 2017
Sandy wrote:
It's a blind tax. I'm returning a 400.00 tv because I was not made aware of it
You are kidding !!!

Norristown, PA

#6 Nov 12, 2017
And then you are charged the 7% sales tax on the tax

Palm Bay, FL

#7 Jan 11, 2018
Sandy wrote:
It's a blind tax. I'm returning a 400.00 tv because I was not made aware of it
i don't blame you one bit. if we don't react like this we will be charged taxes by everyone. i'm not even sure how a place can levy a tax. sure i do. they call it a fee. i just found out about this when my wife asked me "do you know what this fee is?" i had to look it up. i'm trying to talk her into returning her purchase

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