Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Expanded


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The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday has been expanded!

The holiday has been expanded to 10 days, giving busy parents big savings, as the sales tax holiday will take place from Saturday, July 31 through Monday, August 9.

Parents will get a break from the state’s 6% sales tax.

Florida sales tax, will be collected during this time frame on the following items:

Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item.

Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item.

The first $1,000 of the sales price of personal computers and certain computer-related accessories, when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.

Allowed school supplies are: binders, calculators, colored pencils, crayons, pens, construction paper, lunch boxes, notebook filler paper, glue, paste, poster paper, rulers, and scissors.

Taxable school supplies include: correction tape-fluid-pens, masking tape, printer and computer paper, staplers, and staples.


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