Florida Tax Free Weekend August 5th thru 7th

Florida Tax Free Weekend August 5th thru 7th

Escambia County schools will be back in session starting August 10th and Florida shoppers once again will have a three-day “tax-free holiday” weekend in anticipation of the new school year.

This year’s sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. No Florida sales tax or local option tax will be collected during this time on the following:

• Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item, and
• Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item.This 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;
• Personal computers and computer-related accessories;
• Rentals or leases of any of these items;
• Repairs or alterations of any of these items; or
• Sales of clothing or school supplies in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment, or airport.

Click here for more information on the 2016 Florida sales tax holiday.

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