Tallahassee, Fla. – Consumers can purchase qualifying items exempt from tax during five sales tax holidays and exemption periods that begin on Friday, July 1, 2022. The exemptions apply to both in-store and online purchases.
“With rising inflation affecting the cost of everything from daily necessities to big-ticket items, Floridians are looking for ways to save money wherever they can,” said Jim Zingale, Executive Director of the Florida Department of Revenue. “These sales tax holidays and exemption periods will help consumers save on purchases large and small. Best of all, families with infants and small children will benefit for an entire year.”
Freedom Week Sales Tax Holiday, July 1-7, 2022. Recreation and outdoor supplies and admissions to entertainment and cultural events will be exempt from tax during the Freedom Week Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday begins Friday, July 1 and extends through Thursday, July 7. Information and promotional materials for consumers, businesses, and other interested parties is available at floridarevenue.com/freedomweek.
Children’s Diapers Sales Tax Exemption, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023. Single-use diapers, reusable diapers, and reusable diaper inserts for children will be tax-exempt for an entire year beginning Friday, July 1, 2022 through Friday, June 30, 2023. For more information and promotional materials, visit floridarevenue.com/DiapersandClothing.
Baby and Toddler Clothing Sales Tax Exemption, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023. Additional savings are available for Florida’s families with young children through the Baby and Toddler Clothing Sales Tax Exemption. Running concurrently with the Children’s Diapers Sales Tax Exemption, clothing, apparel, and shoes primarily intended for children ages 5 and younger will also be exempt from tax from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Consumers and businesses may find additional information at floridarevenue.com/DiapersandClothing.
ENERGY STAR® Appliances Sales Tax Exemption, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023. Certain appliances bearing the ENERGY STAR® logo will be tax-free for a year beginning July 1, 2022. For a complete list of qualifying appliances, visit floridarevenue.com/ENERGYSTAR.
Home Hardening Sales Tax Exemption, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2024. . Impact-resistant doors, windows, and garage doors will be tax-exempt for two years under the Home Hardening Sales Tax Exemption. More information about the exemption is available at floridarevenue.com/HomeHardening and at PrepareFL.com.
The Department of Revenue has provided information about all Florida’s sales tax holidays and exemption periods, including a video and printable calendar, at floridarevenue.com/SalesTaxHolidays.