Florida Gov. Rick Scott, center, chats with employees of LR Uniforms in Miami after Scott held a news conference in their store Wednesday to highlight the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday is set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5. But this year Florida lawmakers took technology items, like computers, off the tax-free eligible list.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, center, chats with employees of LR Uniforms in Miami after Scott held a news conference in their store Wednesday to highlight the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday is set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5. But this year Florida lawmakers took technology items, like computers, off the tax-free eligible list. Wilfredo Lee AP
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, center, chats with employees of LR Uniforms in Miami after Scott held a news conference in their store Wednesday to highlight the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday is set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5. But this year Florida lawmakers took technology items, like computers, off the tax-free eligible list. Wilfredo Lee AP

It’s tax-free weekend for back to school — but what you really want isn’t eligible

August 02, 2018 03:11 PM