Section 626.936, Florida Statutes 2001
1626.936 Failure to file reports or pay tax or service fee; administrative penalty.--
(1) Any licensed surplus lines agent who neglects to file a report or an affidavit in the form and within the time required or provided for in the Surplus Lines Law may be fined up to $50 per day for each day the neglect continues, beginning the day after the report or affidavit was due until the date the report or affidavit is received. All sums collected under this section shall be deposited into the Insurance Commissioner's Regulatory Trust Fund.
(2) Any licensed surplus lines agent who neglects to pay the taxes or service fees as required under the Surplus Lines Law and within the time required may be fined up to $500 per day for each day the failure to pay continues, beginning the day after the tax or service fees were due. The agent shall pay interest on the amount of any delinquent tax due, at the rate of 9 percent per year, compounded annually, beginning the day the amount becomes delinquent. The department shall deposit all sums collected under this section into the Insurance Commissioner's Regulatory Trust Fund.
History.--s. 375, ch. 59-205; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 21, ch. 78-95; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 315, 318, 807, ch. 82-243; s. 21, ch. 89-360; ss. 180, 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 33, ch. 92-146; s. 10, ch. 2001-213.
1Note.--Section 24, ch. 2001-213, provides that "[a]ny quarterly or annual statement that is required to be filed after [June 13, 2001] shall be prepared in accordance with the provisions of this act." Section 25, ch. 2001-213, provides for retroactive applicability of s. 24, ch. 2001-213, to January 1, 2001.