2012 Florida Sales Tax Holiday Info
In a couple of hours, Florida will begin its 2012 Sales Tax Holiday!!!
Beginning Friday, August 3, 2012 at 12:01am to Sunday, August 5, 2012,
no Florida sales tax or local option tax will be collected on sales of
clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for
$75 or less PER ITEM, or on certain school supplies selling for
$75 or less PER ITEM.
So what items are included?
1. Clothing– any article of wearing apparel, including all footwear
(except ski’s, swim fins, roller blades, and skates) intended to be worn
on or about the human body. However “clothing” does not
include watches, watch bands, jewelry, umbrella’s,
handkerchiefs, or sporting equipment.
2. School Supplies– means pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, notebooks,
notebook filler paper, legal pads, binders, lunch boxes,
construction paper, markers, folders, poster board, composition
books, poster paper, scissors, cellophane tape, glue, paste,
rulers, computer disks, protractors, compasses and calculators.
For a complete listing of exempt and taxable items please