Parents and students doing their back-to-school shopping receive a bit of break from the state of Florida.
Eligible purchases of school supplies, wallets, purses, shoes, backpacks, shirts and other apparel may be purchased without paying state taxes during the event.
The tax-free event is August 3 to August 5.
The event applies to a variety of items for all shoppers in Florida, even if they’re not in school.
From among the types of eligible items, individual garments must be $75 or less. School supplies must be $15 or less.
For information, phone 800-352-3671
Patti Roth, the editor ofFort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com