Back-to-school sales tax holiday runs through weekend

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FORT MYERS, Fla. School supplies will be a little cheaper this weekend.

A statewide back-to-school sales tax holiday will run from 12:01 a.m. Friday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

The following items will be included during the sales tax holiday:

  • Clothing, footwear and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item.
  • Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item.
  • Personal computers and certain computer-related accessories selling for $750 or less per item.

The following items are not included in this sales tax holiday:

  • Any item of clothing selling for more than $60.
  • Any school supply item selling for more than $15.
  • Most books.
  • Personal computers and computer-related accessories purchased for commercial purposes.
  • Rentals or leases of any eligible items.
  • Repairs or alterations of any eligible items.
  • Sales of any eligible items in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.

See the lists in more detail below:

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