Broward County Promotes Sales Tax Holiday for Back-to-School Shopping
  
  
DATE: July 30, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Kennedy, Director
Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury
PHONE: 954-257-5777
EMAIL:
tkennedy@broward.org

Broward County’s Records, Taxes and Treasury Division is encouraging residents to take advantage of Florida’s upcoming 2013 sales tax holiday, which will take place August 2 to 4.

“This sales tax holiday is a great opportunity for Broward County residents to complete their back-to-school shopping,” said Tom Kennedy, director of the Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division. “We are especially pleased that computers and related accessories are included in this year's sales tax holiday." 

Florida law directs that no sales tax will be collected on certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; clothing, footwear and certain accessories selling for $75 or less per item; and personal computers and certain related accessories selling for $750 or less per item when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.

This three-day tax holiday is in effect from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 2 to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 4.

For more information, visit broward.org/RecordsTaxesTreasury and click Florida Department of Revenue under links.
 
A copy of Florida's Sales Tax Holiday - Questions and Answers - is attached, below. 
 
 
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