See What’s in the List for Tax Holidays – NBC 6 South Florida

This year, 4th of July celebrations in Florida will be much less expensive for those who want to enjoy the holiday in the great outdoors.

After Governor Ron DeSantis signed a $1.2 billion tax break bill in May, the third holiday of nine sales tax credits will now run from July 1 to July 7 during “Freedom Week.”

The tax credit will lower the prices of outdoor equipment and recreational supplies in honor of America’s Independence Day on Monday, July 4th.

During the week, shoppers and business owners can purchase the following items that are exempt from sales tax:

fishing supplies:

  • The first $5 of the fishing tackle sold individually or the first $10 if sold as a set
  • The first $30 off the sale price of fishing tackle boxes or bags
  • The first $75 of the selling price of rods and reels sold individually or the first $150 if sold as a set

camping supplies:

  • The first $30 off the sale price of camping lanterns or flashlights
  • The first $50 off the sale price of sleeping bags, portable hammocks, camping stoves or folding camp chairs
  • The first $200 of the tent sale price

sports tool:

  • First $40 off any item used in individual/team sports (not including clothing or footwear)

Boating & Water Activity Supplies:

  • The first $25 off the sale price of snorkels, goggles and swimming masks
  • The first $50 off the sale price of the safety flares
  • The first $75 off the sale price of life jackets, paddles, coolers, and paddles
  • First $150 off sale price for water skis, snowboards, knee boards, recreational water tubes or towable floats
  • The first $300 off the sale price of paddleboards and surfboards
  • First $500 off the sale price of canoes and kayaks

Swimming pool supplies:

  • The first $100 off the sale price of pool and spa parts, nets, filters, lights, and covers
  • First $150 off the sale price of pool and spa chemicals

General outdoor supplies:

  • First $15 off sale price for sunscreen and bug repellent
  • The first $30 off the sale price of water bottles
  • The first $50 off the sale price of water bottles and bicycle helmets
  • The first $100 off the selling price of sunglasses
  • The first $200 of the sale price of binoculars
  • The first $250 off sale price for outdoor gas, charcoal grills, and bikes

admissions:

All entries made from July 1 through December 31 apply, including season tickets or annual tickets.

  • Private/Membership Clubs provide fitness facilities
  • musical theatrical performances
  • Live sporting events
  • Live music events
  • Entering the Museum
  • Movies
  • Festivals
  • Entering the state park
  • cultural events
  • ballet
  • Play
  • Exhibitions

For more information about this tax credit, please see here.

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