2016 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Attention families! The first weekend of August, August 5th through August 7th, is a Florida's Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday.

Items that are eligible for tax deduction include:


Clothing ($60 or less per item)

Accessories (generally)
Includes: Barrettes and bobby pins | Belt buckles | Bow ties | Hairnets, bows, clips, and hairbands | Handbags| Neckwear | Ponytail holders | Scarves | Ties | Wallets
Athletic Clothing
Aerobic/Fitness clothing | Athletic supporters | Bathing suits, caps, and cover-ups | Swim suits and trunks | Baseball cleats | Cleated and spiked shoes | Braces and supports | Gym suits and uniforms | Leotards and tights
Other Academic Clothing and Accessories
Backpacks | Book bags | Belts | Employee uniforms | Graduation caps and gowns | Pants, Jeans, Shorts, and Skirts | Purses | Raincoats, rain hats, and ponchos | Shirts | Shoes | Suits, slacks, and jackets | Socks | Ties (neckties - all) | Uniforms (work, school, and athletic - excluding pads) | Work clothes and uniforms

School Supplies ($15 or less per item)

Binders
Calculators
Cellophane (transparent) tape
Colored Pencils
Compasses
Composition books
Construction paper
Crayons
Erasers
Folders
Glue (Stick and liquid)
Highlighters
Legal pads
Lunch boxes
Markers
Notebooks
Pencils and Pens
Poster board and poster paper
Protractors
Rulers
Scissors

View a more detailed list of tax-exempt supplies!

Visit the Department of Revenue for more details:

by Deanna Oxner

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