Florida sales tax holiday for school supplies

school-suppliesFlorida is offering a tax-free week, or a sales tax holiday for school supplies. That means that, if you buy certain items between Aug. 7 and Aug. 16, there will be on Florida sales tax on those items.

Eligible supplies include:

  • Apparel, shoes, backpacks, purses and accessories that are $100 or less per item.
  • School supplies that are $15 or less per item.
  • The first $750 for eligible desktops, laptops, tablets and accessories such as printers and flash drives purchased for personal use

Read all the Florida school supplies tax-free holiday information. For information, phone 800-352-3671.

The next sales tax holiday, on the purchase of energy-efficient appliances costing $1,500 or less, will be Sept. 19-21, 2014.

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