212.085 Fraudulent claim of exemption; penalties.—When any person shall fraudulently, for the purpose of evading tax, issue to a vendor or to any agent of the state a certificate or statement in writing in which he or she claims exemption from sales tax, such person, in addition to being liable for payment of the tax plus a mandatory penalty of 200 percent of the tax, shall be liable for fine and punishment as provided by law for a conviction of a felony of the third degree, as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.—s. 3, ch. 78-59; s. 86, ch. 87-6; s. 54, ch. 87-101; s. 18, ch. 92-320; s. 1115, ch. 95-147.