Southern Real Estate Sales, Formerly Pointe South Real Estate Sales

Tax Free Weekend in Florida & Alabama

Posted on August 5, 2015

It’s that time of year again! The summer season is coming to an end and that means you haveĀ to head home and get the kids ready for the start of another school year. We know what you’re thinking – it’s going to be hard to leave the incredible views of your Orange Beach vacation rental to shop for school supplies – but there is some good news. This weekend is a tax-free holiday in Florida and Alabama!

Are you ready to hit the stores, now? Before you do, here’s what you need to know:

FLORIDA: The 2015 back-to-school tax holiday will begin on Friday, August 7 and last will last until Sunday, August 16. Tax-free items include clothing, footwear and accessories selling for $100 or less per item, and certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item. See a complete list of tax-free items during the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday in Florida.

ALABAMA: The 10th annual sales tax holiday kicks off on Friday, August 7 and ends at midnight on Sunday, August 9. Similar to Florida, clothing items must be under $100, butĀ certain school supplies under $50 are potentially exempt. See a complete list of tax-free items during the August Sales Tax Holiday in Alabama.

For more information on each state’s tax free week/end(s), visit the individual state revenue websites.

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