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2016 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Florida back-to-school tax holiday returns; here’s what’s tax free

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Florida’s popular back-to-school sales tax holiday returns this weekend, with tax exemptions on a broad range of school-related products. The 2016 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, somewhat shorter than in past years, begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. During the three-day period, purchases of specified school supplies and clothing are exempt from sales tax. Tax-exempt clothing and accessories are defined as any article of clothing, wallet or bag, including handbags, backpacks, fanny packs and…

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