Brevard County Students Catch Sales Tax Break On Back-To-School Items

Back to school sales tax holiday in Palm Bay and Melbourne, Florida.
Back to school sales tax holiday in Palm Bay and Melbourne, Florida.

PALM BAY, Florida – Brevard County parents and students are gearing up to save money during the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday. Qualifying school supplies in Palm Bay and Melbourne will be tax-free August 3rd – 5th, 2018.

Please check with your child/children’s school to get an approved school supply list.

What items qualify to be tax-free?

Certain accessories, footwear, and clothing items costing $60 or less per item & specific school supplies that cost $15 or under per item.

Items that may have previously qualified that will not anymore include computers, ink cartridges, printer/computer paper, correction tape, staples, masking tape, and erasers.

The Florida Department of Revenue has outlined everything you need to know in a PDF file that you can download from their website.

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Tina Hodges works full-time as our travel writer for Palm Bay Daily. She is also the Editorial Manager at Sebastian Daily. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied at Indian River Community College. Tina worked at Dooney & Bourke for many years. She has lived in Florida all of her life.
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