Saturday, August 17, 2019

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday


Residents are reminded they can prepare for the new school year without paying sales tax during the state’s 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, Friday, August 2, through Tuesday, August 6.

The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and, computers and certain accessories selling for $1,000 or less per item, when purchased for noncommercial or personal use.

For more information and a list of qualifying items, please review the Department of Revenue’s Tax Information Publication (TIP) online at floridarevenue.com/backtoschool.

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