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Florida Realtors Governance Documents

How your dues are used: 2019 dues billing disclosures

To comply with applicable tax rules and regulations and to comply with USPS second class postage permit requirements for Florida Realtor and NAR’s Realtor magazines, it is necessary for Associations/Boards to include the following disclosures on their 2019-member dues billings.

1. Portions of your dues used for lobbying purposes that are not deductible on federal income tax returns are: Florida Realtors computes 35% or $51 of $146 dues amount and National Association of Realtors computes 38% or $57 of $150 dues amount.

2. Contributions to RPAC are not deductible for federal income tax purposes. Contributions are voluntary and are used for political purposes. The amounts indicated are merely guidelines and you may contribute more or less than the suggested amounts. The National Association of Realtors and its state and local associations will not favor or disadvantage any member because of the amount contributed or decision not to contribute. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal. 70% of each contribution is allocated to your state or local PAC efforts to support state and local political candidates; 30% is sent to National RPAC to support federal candidates and is charged against your limits under 52 U.S.C. 30116. 30% Contributions received from corporate entities shall be forwarded to the National Association of Realtors Political Advocacy Fund.

3. Payments to the Association/Board of Realtors are not deductible as charitable contributions. Such payments may, however, be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

4. Dues include a $4.50 allocation to Florida Realtor magazine and a $4.00 allocation to NAR’s Realtor magazine.

5. Your 2019 dues include a $35 mandatory assessment by the National Association of Realtors for all Realtors and Realtor-Associates® to fund a nationwide public awareness campaign that includes TV network and cable ads highlighting the value a Realtor brings to a transaction and stressing the importance of using a Realtor.

6. Your 2019 dues also include a $30 mandatory, non-pro-ratable assessment by the Florida Realtors for the advocacy fund.

2019 Florida Realtors department budgets 


If you need prior year budget documents or to have the documents read to you, please contact Dave Garrison at Daveg@floridarealtors.org or call 407.438.1400 ext. 2320. 

Committee meeting minutes and district reports can be found on The VOICE.