Parents of school children across the state of Florida will get another chance to purchase items for the upcoming year without sales tax starting next weekend.
The annual back-to-school ‘Sales Tax Holiday’ starts Saturday and has been expanded to a 10-day period ending August 9th.
No state sales tax or local tax will be collected on the following items:
- purchases of 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 schools supplies for purchase include binders, crayons, pens and paper. Taxable items include masking tape, staples and more.
For a complete list of both exempt and taxable items, click on this link.