Florida Tax Free Weeks In 2022

Freedom Week Sales Tax Holiday: July 1 7 – July 7 2022

The Florida tax-free weekend first came to the market in 2021, and is designed to offer tax relief on a wide range of live and outdoor events. Taxes on sales will not be charged on purchases made between July 1-7 in 2022 for recreation and leisure supplies such as those listed below.

Sports events, Concerts Live performances, Gyms

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  • Live performances and events are scheduled to take place in the period between July 1 2022 between December 31st, 2022 and July 1 2022. This could include concerts or sporting events, movies ballets, plays, musical theatre fairs, festivals, or cultural activities.
  • Museum admission includes annual passes
  • Access to or use of state parks, which includes annual passes
  • Season tickets for ballet plays, musical, or shows in the theatre
  • Access or use of gyms and exercise facilities from July 1st, 2022 between December 31, 2022 and July 1, 2022.
  • (Note that the tickets and memberships have to be purchased during the specified week)

Supplies for Boating and Water Activities

  • First $75 from the sale cost of life jackets and coolers, paddles and the oars
  • The initial $35 of recreational pool tubes floatings, pool toys as well as inflatable chairs and pool toys
  • A portion of the first $100 from sales cost of safety flares
  • First $150 from the sale cost of water skis, wakeboards, kneeboards and inflatable tubes for recreational use, or floating floats that can be towable
  • The initial $300 of the selling price of paddleboards and surfing boards.
  • First $500 from sales cost of kayaks and canoes.
  • The first $25 from the price of sales for snorkels, goggles and masks for swimming.

Camping Equipment

  • First $200 from the price of tents.
  • A portion of the first 50 percent the sale price of sleeping bags camping stoves, portable hammocks and collapsible camping chair collapsibles
  • The first $30 of the sale cost of camping lanterns, or flashlights.

Fishing Equipment

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  • A portion of first 75 percent sale cost of reels and rods in the event of selling them individually and the initial $150 when sold as a set
  • The initial $30 of the cost of tackle boxes or bags
  • The first five dollars of the sale cost of fishing or bait tackle in the event of selling by item or initial $10 if multiple products are offered together.

General Outdoor Supplies

  • A first 15 percent of sale cost of sunscreen or insect repellent.
  • First $100 from sales cost of sunglasses.
  • First $200 from sales cost of binoculars.
  • First $30 from the sale cost of water bottles
  • the first 50 dollars of sales cost of water packs
  • A portion of the first $225 sales cost of outdoor gas or charcoal grills.
  • The first $50 of the sale cost of bicycle helmets
  • The initial $250 of the purchase cost of bicycles.

Residential Pool Equipment

  • First $100 from the sale price of individual residential pools and spa replacement parts, nets filters, lights and covers
  • A first 150 dollars of cost of sales of all chemicals for a residential pool or spa
    Purchased by an individual

Sports Equipment

  • Anything used in individual and team sport, except for footwear or clothing, that is sold at a price of less than $40

The Back-to-School Tax Free Week is The 25th of July to August 7, 2022

For the first time, it was a 3-day weekend and it is now a Back to School Tax Free Weekend in Florida is 14 days long! The holiday for school sales tax begins on the 25th of July on Monday 2022 through the 7th of August 2022. These are the dates when you can buy backpacks, shoes, clothing and school equipment without having to pay the sales tax:

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  • Shoes, clothing and some accessories sell at less than $100 per item. This is any piece of clothing listed on the list that is allowed, which includes adult footwear and clothing.
  • School uniforms for less than $100 for each item
  • Certain school supplies can be purchased for less than $50 per item
  • The first $1,500 from the cost of selling personal computers or computer-related equipment bought for non-commercial personal or home use.

Tool Time Sales Tax Holiday: September 3 – September 9, 2022

This tax-free holiday weekend Florida is a seven-day sales tax holiday that runs from September 3 to September 9th, 2022, for specific tools employed by skilled tradespeople. The holiday is when purchase of these products are tax-free:

  • Hand tools that are sold at $50 or less
  • Power tools that are sold at $300 or less
  • Power tool batteries are sold at $150 or less
  • Work gloves are sold at less than $25
  • Safety glasses are available for purchase for less than $50
  • Coveralls for protection that are sold at $50 or less
  • Work boots for sale at $175 or less
  • Tool belts are sold at $100 or less
  • Duffle bags and totes are available for sale at $50 or less
  • Tool boxes for sale for less than $75
  • Boxes of tools for vehicles that sell at $300 or less
  • Text books for industry and code books are available at $125 or less
  • Testing equipment and electrical voltage priced at $100 or less
  • LED flashlights for sale for $50 or less
  • Shop lights are available for sale at $100 or less
  • Pipe cutters with handheld pipe tools drain opening tools along with plumbing-related inspection tools sold at $150 or less

Additional Information

Additional information as well as a complete list of the items available to be used on tax-free holidays is available at the Department of Revenue website.

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Disclaimer: The events and information provided on this website can be subject to last minute cancellations and modifications. Always confirm the information with the business that is family-friendly by calling them or clicking on the links to get latest information.

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