Three 2021 Tax Holidays Announced For Florida

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May 26-June 6: “Disaster Preparedness” Tax Holiday This 10-day tax holiday allows Floridians to prepare for hurricane season while saving money on disaster preparedness items such as flashlights under $40, batteries less than $50, tarps under $100, generators less than $1,000, and more.

July 1-7: “Freedom Week” Tax Holiday This new sales tax holiday provides 7 days of sales tax savings on outdoor recreation purchases, such as the first $100 of the sales price of sunglasses, the first $200 of the sales prices of tents, and the first $500 of the sales price of kayaks or canoes, as well as tickets for events, museums, the arts, and more. Events may be held from July 1 to December 31, 2021, but the tickets must be purchased during this week to qualify. July 31-Aug 9: “Back-to-School” Sales Tax Holiday During this annual event, Floridians will pay no sales tax for certain clothing of $60 or less per item, school supplies of $15 or less per item, and the first $1,000 of personal computers and related accessories.