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Back to School Shopping is Tax Free This Weekend. Here's What's Tax Free

Back to School Shopping is Tax Free This Weekend

What You Need to Know About Florida's Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, This Weekend

The sales tax holiday throughout Florida runs today (Friday, August 7) through this Sunday, August 9th…. and allows all Floridians to buy school supplies ($15 or less per item), clothing and shows ($60 or less per item), and other qualifying items.

The sales tax exemption also includes the first $1,000 of personal computers and related accessories for "noncommercial home or personal use." This includes desktop, laptop and tablet computers, computer batteries, storage devices, printers and printer ink, and software.

Other items.... :That are tax-free this weekend in Florida.

CLOTHING & SHOES: Up to $60 or less per item. This includes apparel and accessories, like a wallet or bag (handbags, backpacks, fanny packs, and diaper bags)

NOTE: The exemption does not apply to "watches, watchbands, jewelry, umbrellas, or handkerchiefs."  

SCHOOL SUPPLIES:The state set a price limit of $15 per item. such as pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, glue, folders, notebooks and binders. 

For a full list of eligible sales tax-free items, visit

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