Florida’s 2017 Back to School Tax Holiday Weekend August 4th-6th

The 2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

During this sales tax holiday period, everyone will be able to purchase qualifying items that will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and personal computers and certain computer-related accessories purchased for noncommercial home or personal use selling for $750 or less per item.

For a list of recommended school supplies needed for students attending Lake Butler Elementary School, click here. This helpful list is categorized by grade level.

Fore more information, please visit the Florida Department of Revenue’s Tax Information Publication by clicking here.

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