Floridians will save on back-to-school and hurricane supplies under sales tax holidays Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law today at the annual governor’s hurricane conference. The sales tax holiday will run from May 31 to June 6 on items such as batteries, generators, weather radios and fuel cans. The school supplies sales tax holiday will be from Aug. 2 to Aug. 6 for items including clothes, notebooks, backpacks and shoes. Both tax holidays have cost limits on certain items.