Legislature Approves "Tool Time" and Other Sales Tax Holidays - April 2022

Fri, Apr 15, 2022 at 8:00AM

Chris Dawson, Attorney, GrayRobinson

The Florida Legislature’s 2022 taxation bill, HB 7071, includes the usual characters in regard to sales tax holidays: Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday and the Freedom Week Sales Tax Holiday. To consumers’ delight, all of these initiatives return in a similar or expanded form from last year. However, a new and exciting sales tax holiday will be joining the ranks in 2022. FRSA led the charge on an initiative this year to bring tax relief to skilled workers and skilled students. I’m thrilled to announce that the Legislature agreed with this effort and the “Tool Time” sales tax holiday – naming credit goes to the smash hit sitcom Home Improvement - has been born.

From September 3-9, coinciding with the 2022 Labor Day holiday, the State of Florida will not levy sales tax on a number of tools, clothing and instructional items utilized by skilled workers and apprentices/ pre-apprentices across the state. Read more.

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