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Florida Legislators Divided Over Tax Holidays

The Florida House has already passed a bill that calls for sales tax holidays, but legislators are divided over what type of additional tax breaks to offer this year.

04/10/2014

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House Approves Sales Tax Holidays Bill

Under a bill approved by the Florida House, Floridians would get four sales holidays this year.

04/03/2014

(Source: AP)

Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott Wants

Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.

03/10/2014

June 6, 2013:   In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the overshooting cloud tops (colored dark orange) associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to make landfall later today near Steinhatchee, Florida.  (Photo by: NOAA via Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Proposes 15-Day Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday

Floridians will have some help to prepare for the 2014 hurricane season with a 15-day sales tax holiday.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Scott Announces Extended Sales Tax Holiday

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced on Twitter that this year’s sales tax holiday in August will last for 10 days.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

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The Clock’s Ticking On “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday

Families have just one more day to flock to stores in South Florida to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.

CBS Miami–08/03/2013

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Officials Prep Kids For Back-To-School With Free Supplies & Wellness Checks

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.

08/03/2013

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Shop ‘Til You Drop On School Supplies Tax-Free

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is in full swing.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

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Back-To-School Supply Seekers Ready For Florida’s Tax Free Shopping

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.

08/01/2013

(Source: Florida Governor's Office)

Gov. Scott To Promote Teacher School Supply Debit Cards In S. Fla.

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.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

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