2015 Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday: What to know

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Attention shoppers, it’s time for the 2015 Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. This year, shoppers have ten days to shop and not pay sales tax on certain items.

Here’s what you need to know before you go shopping, according to the Florida Department of Revenue. 

2015 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Begins at 12:01 a.m., Friday, August 7
  • Ends at 11:59 p.m., Sunday August 16

During this period, no Florida sales tax or local option tax will be collected on sales of clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $100 or less per item, on certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item, and on the first $750 of the sales price for computers and certain computer-related accessories when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.

Be sure to check these lists to see which items will be tax free (exempt)-

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