Welcome Back To School
- July 15, 2022
This year, parents in Florida can also save with year-long sales tax breaks on diapers and clothing for children under 5. For 1 year – from July 2022 – June 2023, there will be no sales tax on diapers, clothing, or shoes intended for children under 5. For 3 months during Summer 2022, there will be no sales tax on children’s books. Learn more about these tax breaks for parents in Florida.
This tax-free period lasts a whole year.
There are no price restrictions for this sales tax holiday, but as with the tax-free period for children’s books, there is an age limit.
As explained by the Florida Department of Revenue, “During this sales tax exemption period, tax is not due on the retail sale of children’s diapers or on baby and toddler clothing, apparel, and shoes primarily intended for children age 5 or younger.” Too bad, parents of children aged six and up.
TIP #22A01-06 provides examples of qualifying clothing and accessories.
Retail sales of the following Energy Star products will also be exempt from Florida sales tax for one year:
Eligible items must be purchased for noncommercial use. Additional details are available in TIP #22A01-05.