Florida’s Back-To-School Tax Holiday starts Friday

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Miami (CBS Miami) -- Get ready to shop! The state of Florida’s popular back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off Friday.

The sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 2 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, August 6.

Shoppers won’t have to pay state or local sales taxes on clothes, shoes, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less and on school supplies selling for $15 or less.

Only personal computers or related accessories selling for $1,000 or less are included.

The discount period will be the 17th back-to-school tax holiday in the state since 1998 and the fifth year in which personal computers and accessories are included. The other years were 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017, with price-tag caps of $750 in those years.

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