Florida Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Details

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What’s your secret for best taking advantage of the upcoming Florida Back To School Sales Tax Holiday? Let your fellow readers know by leaving a comment here, or joining the discussion at Facebook.com/Orlandodealz.

Florida residents can enjoy tax-free purchases on clothing and school supplies from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 14, 2011. Clothing items must cost under $75, and school supplies cannot exceed $15 per item.

For complete rules and more information than you’d ever want to know about the holiday, check out the scoop at Florida’s Department of Revenue’s website.

Some of the common items that will be tax exempt are:

Clothes:

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  • Backpacks
  • Baseball Cleats
  • Belts
  • Hats
  • Coats/Jackets
  • Diaper Bags
  • Purses
  • Pants
  • Ties
  • Socks
  • Shorts
  • Shoes

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  • Binders
  • Calculators
  • Blank CDs
  • Crayons
  • Glue
  • Lunch Boxes
  • Markers
  • Notebook paper
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  • Postor Board
  • Rulers
  • Scissors

How about these odd items that ARE tax exempt?

  • Ponytail Holders
  • Aprons
  • Athletic Supporters
  • Martial arts attire
  • Tuxedos
  • Ski Suits
And here are some interesting items that are NOT tax exempt:
  • Computer Paper
  • Masking tape
  • Staplers
  • Books
  • Watches
  • Wigs
  • Umbrellas
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