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Thursday, August 1, 2013

TAX FREE DAY this weekend in Florida!

The tax free weekend is August 2-4, 2013. This year personal computers and certain related accessories for personal use are tax free.

Here is what is on the list for tax free.
• Clothing
• Footwear
• Certain clothing accessories
• Certain school supplies
• Personal computers and certain related accessories for personal use
Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax)
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 personal computers and
certain related accessories selling for $750 or less per item, when purchased for noncommercial
home or personal use. This three-day tax holiday is in effect from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August
2, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2013. The exemption will apply no matter how
many items are sold on the same invoice to a customer.
The exemption does not apply to any item of clothing selling for more than $75, to any school
supply item selling for more than $15, or to any personal computer or related accessory selling
for more than $750.
Books are NOT exempt from tax during the 2013 Sales Tax Holiday.

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