TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Parents’ beloved sales-tax holiday could soon be extended, potentially lasting all year.
A proposal introduced to the state legislature would Internet purchases made through Amazon, eBay or any other large out-of-state Internet-based retailer to make that possible.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Seeing COVID Rates 5 Times Higher Than Summer Delta Surge
Here’s how the plan would work: tax-free shopping on clothing and school items would begin the first Friday of August. How long the sales tax holiday lasts would depend on the amount of Internet tax revenue collected through the plan.READ MORE: Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick Sworn Into Congress
The idea is part of a committee bill sent from the House Finance and Tax Committee on Thursday to the House Speakers’ Office.MORE NEWS: Cleveland Browns DT Malik McDowell Bonds Out After Being Arrested In South Florida On Public Exposure Charge
Read more about the plan in the News Service of Florida article.