Stop! This may not be the weekend to purchase school supplies or clothing or even personal computers for the 2013 school year. The upcoming 3-day sales tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m., Friday, August 2, 2013, and end at midnight Sunday, August 4, 2013. See the E-flier courtesy of the Miami-Dade County School Board. Mark your calendars and plan your school supply spending accordingly.
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, on certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item, and on computers and certain related accessories selling for $750 or less per item when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.
CLICK HERE to view a list of both tax exempt and TAXABLE items covered by the sales tax holiday.
Business owners: Important information that you need to be aware of: Florida Department of Revenue, TIP sheet (Tax Information Publication). This document provides specifics on what is and what is not covered.