If you have not already heard, this year's sales tax holiday started on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:01 AM and runs until Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 11:59 PM.
During this period, no state sales tax or local option tax will be collected on the sales of clothing; footwear; certain accessories selling for $100 or less per item; certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; and on the first $750 of the sales price for computers and certain computer-related accessories when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.
The Florida Department of Revenue created several documents with lists of eligible items and answers to frequently asked questions. You can download these documents below.
- Tax Information Publication 15A01-05
- Clothing Items List
- School Supply Items List
- Computer Items List
- FAQs for Taxpayers
- FAQs for Business Owners
This sales tax holiday was created by the Florida Legislature during 2015 Special Session A. Contained within House Bill 33-A, it was passed by the legislature and then signed into law by the governor on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 as Chapter 2015-221, Section 28, Laws of Florida.