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Yes, Floridians who operate solar panels should have to pay extra taxes to support the costs incurred by electric companies.
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Learn more about Amendment 1
Amendment 1 gives Florida residents the constitutional right to own or lease solar energy equipment. It also exempts residents who do not use solar equipment from subsidizing the backup power and electrical grid costs through their tax dollars. Proponents argue that the amendment will increase the use of solar energy in Florida. Opponents argue that Floridians already have the right to install solar equipment and the amendment is a scam intended to levy additional taxes on solar use. See recent Amendment 1 news