FloridaÛªs 2016 Back-to-School Tax-Free Days
Summer will be over before you know it. Florida’s 2016 Back-to-School Tax Free Days run fromFriday, August 5, 2016 through Sunday, August 7, 2016.
During this sales tax holiday period, families can shop Florida stores for school supplies and åÊclothing; all free of Florida State taxes.
Below you will find an abbreviated list of tax-free items for this back-to-school season.
School Supplies ($15 or less per item)
The usual school supplies like pens, pencils, notebook paper, crayons and scissors are tax free.
These school supplies below are also available tax-free:
YES Tax Free
-Markers, crayons, rulers and erasers
-Calculators, folders and construction paper
-Legal pads, poster board and composition books
-Notebooks, compasses and protractors
NOT Tax Free
-Computer paper and printer paper
-Correction tape, fluid, or pens
-Masking tape, Staplers and Staples
Clothing ($60 or less per item)
Shirts, blouses, pants, skirts, shorts and dresses
Backpacks, shoes, belts and hats
Wallet, handbags, diaper bags
Pajamas, baby clothes and more.
-Swim fins, roller blades, skates and skis
-Watches, jewelry and handkerchiefs
-Briefcases, suitcases and umbrellas
To find the complete list of tax-free school items, visitåÊ www.myflorida.com/dor
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