Sales Tax Holiday
Families have just one more day to flock to stores in South Florida to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.
Even with the weekend’s tax-free sales holiday, the cost of school supplies can still rack up pretty quick. In an effort to prep kids headed back-to-school soon, officials in Clearwater and Miami are handing out free school supplies Saturday.
Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is in full swing.
Summer days are quickly coming to an end which, for kids and parents alike, could only mean one thing…it’s almost time to head back to school.
Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to promote the state’s new teacher-supply debit card, which is aimed at helping teachers buy supplies without having to pay out-of-pocket costs.
If you have kids in school, you’re probably going shopping this weekend as Florida’s popular “Back-to-School” sales tax holiday takes place.
Florida’s popular “Back-to-School” sales tax holiday is coming up, and this year it’s getting an upgrade. Personal computers and accessories selling for up to $750 will be tax free.
Florida shoppers hoping to get a break from sales tax on certain items will have their chance in August.
Attention shoppers: Mark Aug. 2 to Aug. 4 on your calendars. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a bill (SB 916) that would allow back-to-school shoppers to avoid paying sales taxes on numerous types of items during the three-day period in August.
Back to school items wouldn’t include a Game Boy, digital media receivers or even cell phones, a Senate committee decided Wednesday in setting out what should be included in a back-to-school tax break.