The Freedom Month Sales Tax Holiday officially begins

Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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Starting on July 1, the Freedom Month Sales Tax Holiday will allow consumers to purchase various items without paying a sales tax.

Here is a list of tax-exempt items during the month-long holiday:

  • Concert tickets
  • Sporting events
  • Musicals and plays.
  • New canoe or kayak if the cost is less than $500
  • Life jackets
  • Pool floats
  • Goggles
  • Camping and fishing supplies
  • Bicycles
  • Fairs and cultural events
  • Private and membership clubs providing physical fitness facilities

According to the Florida Department of Revenue, the following are not eligible for the sales tax holiday.

  • Sales inside a theme park
  • Entertainment complexes
  • Public lodging establishments
  • Airports

In addition, if the original purchaser of an admission subsequently resells the admission, the original purchaser must collect sales tax on the full sales price of the resold admission.

For more information about the Freedom Month Sales Tax Holiday, click here.

This event will last until July 31.

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