Pensacola, Fla. – The upcoming sales tax holiday will be Friday, August 1 through August 3, 2014. During this period, no Florida sales tax or local option tax will be collected on sales of clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $100 or less per item, on certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item, and on the first $750 of the sales price for computers and certain computer-related accessories when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.
Your BBB offers the following suggestions for a successful sales tax holiday weekend:
There is no limit on the number of items you can purchase during the tax-exempt holiday. If you buy tax-exempt items and the store charges you tax, take the receipt back to the store owner and ask for a refund of the tax.
For a complete list of tax exempt items or any questions visit the Department of Revenue website: www.myflorida.com/dor
For additional information and advice you can trust, start with bbb.org.
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