Florida's back-to-school tax free weekend begins next week!
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Shoppers looking to save money on back-to-school supplies will have the chance to buy items
Florida state officials recently voted to cut allowances on clothing, shoes, computers, and dates for Florida 2016 Sales Tax Holiday.
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Up to $60 each. Florida legislators were a little more generous than years past. Garments and accessories are
Up to $60 per pair. Shoes are eligible for the tax exemption. As with clothing, however, only footwear costing less than $60 per pair will ring up tax-free.
Up to $15 each.
Sales tax will not be charged on items such as pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, and glue. The state set a price limit of $15 per item for this
Personal computers and computer accessories are no longer subject to Florida Sales Tax Holiday.
All books, besides the Bible, are still taxable during the Florida Sales Tax Holiday 2016.
Lawmakers love tourists, but they did not want to give visitors a tax break. So, sales tax will still apply to purchases made in theme parks, entertainment complexes, hotels, and airports.