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Florida's 2021 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday: Everything you need to know

Runs from July 31 through August 9
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Posted at 10:53 AM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 05:46:08-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The 2021 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday begins Saturday, July 31 and runs through Monday, August 9.

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During the holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including:

  • $15 or less, per item
    • School supplies
  • $60 or less, per item
    • Clothing and shoes
    • Backpacks, handbags and wallets
  • Up to $1,000 per item
    • Personal computers or personal computer-related accessories

Please note that the sales tax holiday does not apply to the rental or repair of any of the qualifying items.

Below is a complete breakdown of what items qualify during the 2021 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, according to the Florida Department of Revenue:

To view the 2021 Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Frequently Asked Questions, click here.