Back to School: Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday, Aug. 2

In addition to the numerous Back to School giveaways throughout the Orlando area where parents can get free school supplies for their children, the State of Florida kicks off its Back- to-School “Sales Tax Holiday” Aug. 2-6, Friday- Tuesday, when parents can also save some money/don’t pay taxes when they go out and buy certain school supplies. Everyone would agree: every little bit helps and the savings can add up especially if there is more than one school age child in a household.

Common items parents, guardians and village supporters can save tax monies on include: qualified school supplies ($15 or less), qualified computers and accessories ($1000 or less), as well as clothing, footwear and some accessories ($60 or less).  You can find a complete list on the state’s Department of Revenue website:






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