Florida Sales Tax Holiday 2012
- Apr 9, 2012 | Susan McLain
“Shoppers can buy any item of clothing, $75 or less, and school supplies under $15 without paying state or local sales tax,” according to WKRG news.
The SALT report for Florida clarifies that “State sales tax and county discretionary sales surtax will not be collected from 12:01 a.m. on August 3, 2012, through 11:59 p.m. on august 5, 2012….”
In the list provided by SALT, items include:
- Clothing – “…any article intended to be worn on or about the human body, excluding watches, watchbands, jewelry, umbrellas, or handkerchiefs, and all footwear, excluding skis, swim fins, roller blades, and skates.”;
- Fanny packs; and
- School supplies – “…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 or paste, rulers, computer disks, protractors, compasses, and calculators.”