This weekend is Florida Tax Free Weekend!

2016 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
Tax Free Weekend

This holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016.

Notice to Businesses with Multiple Locations

This publication is being mailed to the main office of your business. This publication was not mailed to each of your locations. Please be sure to notify all of your individual store locations about this sales tax holiday and the specific provisions in this publication. A list of the eligible items and a copy of this publication are available on our website:

During this sales tax holiday period, Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax) will be collected on purchases of:

  • Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item, and
  • Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item.
This holiday does not apply to:
  • Any item of clothing selling for more than $60;
  • Any school supply item selling for more than $15;
  • Books that are not otherwise exempt;
  • Personal computers and computer-related accessories;
  • Rentals or leases of any of these items;
  • Repairs or alterations of any of these items; or
  • Sales of clothing or school supplies in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment, or airport.

Reference: Section 24, Chapter 2016-220, Laws of Florida

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Tax Free Information