Florida’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Returns in 2023 and 2024 by Luke Lucas, CPA

Posted on July 18, 2023 by Luke Lucas

Florida families preparing for the beginning of another school year may want to schedule their back-to-school shopping during the state’s extended two-week sales-tax holiday, which runs Monday, July 24, through Sunday, August 6, 2023. Items qualifying for tax exemption include:

The state is introducing a second exemption period for the 2023-2024 school year that will run Monday, January 1, 2024, through Sunday, January 14, 2024. For more details, visit the Florida Department of Revenue’s website at

About the Author: Luke Lucas, CPA, is an associate director of Tax Services with Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs, where he helps businesses and their owners throughout the country maintain compliance with a complex maze of state and local tax issues. He can be reached at the CPA firm’s Miami office at (305) 960-9315 or