MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Time is running out. Today, Wednesday July 7, is the final day of Florida’s “Freedom Week” sales-tax holiday.
This tax holiday waives taxes on recreational purchases, as well as purchasing tickets for such things as live music, athletic contests, in-theater movies, cultural events and entrance to museums and state parks. Tickets can be purchased for events that occur later in the year, including annual passes.READ MORE: Suspect Wanted For Armed Home Invasion In Critical Condition Following Police-Involved Shooting In SW Miami-Dade
Even gym memberships are tax free if you purchase them before the end of today.
“Freedom Week,” which began July 1, also provides sales-tax exemptions for such outdoor equipment as tents, grills, bicycles, kayaks and fishing gear.READ MORE: South Florida Prepping For Approval Of COVID Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11
There is one more sales tax holiday planned in Florida this year and that is for back-to-school supplies.
The back-to-school sales tax holiday is scheduled from Saturday, July 31 through Monday, August 9.MORE NEWS: Centner Academy Reverses Course On 30-Day Quarantine For Vaccinated Students
During this time, you don’t have to pay sales tax for clothing, footwear, and backpacks costing $60 or less, school supplies costing $15 or less, and the first $1,000 of the sales tax price of personal computers or personal computer-related accessories.