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Sales tax holiday for tools runs Sept. 3-9 in Florida

Work gloves, shop lights, toolboxes among items elibible
Tool Time 2022 Sales Tax Holiday in Florida
Posted at 1:31 PM, Sep 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-02 13:39:23-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A new tax holiday starts Saturday in Florida, allowing workers to save some cash on a variety of tools.

The sales tax holiday runs from Sept. 3-9 and includes items like power tools, shop lights and toolboxes.

Below is a full list of eligible items:

Selling for $25 or less per pair:

  • Work gloves

Selling for $50 or less per item:

  • Duffle bags
  • Hand tools
  • LED flashlights
  • Protective coveralls
  • Tote bags

Selling for $50 or less per pair (or the equivalent if sold in sets of more than one pair):

  • Safety glasses

Selling for $75 or less per item:

  • Toolboxes

Selling for $100 or less per item:

  • Electrical voltage and testing equipment
  • Shop lights
  • Tool belts

Selling for $125 or less per item:

  • Industry code books
  • Industry textbooks

Selling for $150 or less per item:

  • Drain opening tools
  • Handheld pipe cutters
  • Plumbing inspection equipment
  • Power tool batteries

Selling for $175 or less per pair:

  • Work boots

Selling for $300 or less per item:

  • Power tools
  • Toolboxes for vehicles

The tax holiday does not apply to rentals of any eligible items, or to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.

READ: List of frequently asked questions about the tax holiday