Shop Back-to-School During the 2018 Tax-Free Weekend

Shop, and save on sales tax August 3-5!

The 2018 sales tax holiday will take place over three days beginning on Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5.
This year’s tax-free rules apply to clothing, footwear and certain accessories that cost $60 or less per item and school supplies that costs $15 or less per item.
Examples of items that will be exempt from tax this weekend include:


  • Backpacks & Book Bags
  • Belts
  • Hats
  • Jackets
  • Jeans
  • Raincoats
  • Shirts
  • Shorts & skirts
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Swimsuits
  • Ties
  • Uniforms


  • Binders
  • Calculators
  • Folders
  • Markers, crayons & colored pencils
  • Notebook paper
  • Poster board
  • Pens & pencils

According to the Florida Department of Revenue, the holiday will NOT apply to the following:

  • Any item of clothing selling for more than $60
  • Any school supply item selling for more than $15
  • Books that are not otherwise exempt
  • Personal computers and computer-related accessories purchase for commercial purposes
  • Rentals or leases of any of these items
  • Repairs or alterations of any of these items
  • Sales of clothing or school supplies in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.

For a complete list of exempt and non-exempt items, please CLICK HERE.

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