Back-to-school tax holiday extended to three days

Published On: May 01 2014 04:30:27 PM EDT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -

Shoppers buying clothes and schools supplies will get a three-day tax holiday in August.

The Senate on Thursday included the back-to-school tax holiday in a $105 million tax cut package that legislators plan to pass this week. The back-to-school sales tax holiday would last from Aug. 1-3.

Under the bill (HB 5601), shoppers would not have to pay sales taxes on any clothes worth $100 or less. Shoppers would not have to pay taxes on school supplies worth $15 or less or on the first $750 of a personal computer.

The bill also includes a three-day sales tax holiday in September on the purchase of energy-efficient appliances. It also includes a nine-day sales tax holiday on the sale of hurricane preparation supplies such as batteries and generators.

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