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Florida Hosts 2015 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Jul 31, 2015

BackToSchoolHoliday_WebFlorida will host a 10-day back-to-school sales tax holiday on August 7-16 to help families provide students with the supplies they need to be successful this school year. 

During this holiday period, sales tax will not be collected on purchases of:

  • Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $100 or less per item
  • Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item
  • Personal computers and certain computer-related accessories on the first $750 of the sales price, when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use

This sales tax holiday does not apply to:

  • Any item of clothing selling for more than $100
  • Any school supply item selling for more than $15
  • Books that are not otherwise exempt
  • Rentals or leases of any of these items
  • Repairs or alterations of any of these items
  • Sales of clothing, school supplies, or computers and computer-related accessories in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment, or airport
A comprehensive list of eligible items is available at: www.myflorida.com/dor