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Florida does not levy an income tax on individuals. Therefore, you do not need to file a FL state tax return.

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Florida Tax Facts

FL Income Tax:

Florida has no personal income tax.

FL Sales Tax:

The state of Florida has a 6% sales tax. Counties impose additional local sales taxes, ranging from 0.25%-2.5%.

More information on Florida Sales Tax

FL Sales Tax Holiday:

Florida has two sales tax holidays. The first sales tax holiday usually occurs for nine days between the end of May and the beginning of June. The second sales tax holiday usually occurs on the first weekend of August (midnight Friday through midnight Sunday). Certain items are exempt from Florida sales tax. However, the FL consumer will only receive the tax exemption if a specific total spending limit is met.

Refer to the chart below for Florida sales tax holidays for 2017.

Sales Tax Holiday Dates Sales Tax Holiday Items Included
August 3-5, 2018
  • School supplies: $15 or less
  • Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories: $60 or less
  • Personal computers: $750 or less

FL Personal Property Tax:

In Florida, all tangible property is subject to local personal property taxes after factoring in a $25,000 exemption for tangible property and a $50,000 homestead exemption for real estate (for primary residences only).

Odd Tax Fact:

United States and Florida flags are exempt from sales tax in Florida.

State Tax Agency:

For more information, you can visit the website of the Florida Department of Revenue.

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