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The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 3, 2018, and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018.
During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; and clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item.
For more information and a list of qualifying items, please review the Department of Revenue’s Tax Information Publication (TIP) on the 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions document. For your convenience, the digital downloads and social media posts below are provided for individuals and businesses interested in sharing information about the sales tax holiday.
2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
August 3 through August 5, 2018
Tax Information Publication
Notice to Businesses with Multiple Locations
If you report sales tax for all your locations on one consolidated tax return, this publication was mailed to the
main business address listed on your return. 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 the Department’s
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
• Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item
This sales tax holiday begins on Friday, August 3, 2018, and ends on Sunday, August 5, 2018.
This sales tax 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;
• Rentals or leases of any eligible items;
• Repairs or alterations of any eligible items; or
• Sales of any eligible items in a theme park, entertainment
complex, public lodging establishment, or airport.
Reference: Section 54, Chapter 2018-118, Laws of Florida
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