Florida’s 1st Tool Time Sales Tax Holiday starts Saturday

James G. Cole

TAMPA, Fla.  — Florida’s first Tool Time Sales Tax Holiday starts on Saturday, September 6, and runs for a week.

During the holiday, qualifying items that are commonly used by trade workers are exempt from sales tax. That includes things like power tools, work boots, tool boxes and more.


Eligible Items

  • Selling for $25 or less per pair:
  • 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):
  • Selling for $75 or less per item:
  • 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:
  • Selling for $300 or less per item:
    • Power tools
    • Toolboxes for vehicles

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

Read the FAQs on the holiday here or below.

2022 Florida Tool Time Sales Tax Holiday – External FAQs – Consumers by ABC Action News on Scribd

Three other sales tax holidays are currently underway in the state: Home hardening, diapers and clothing and energy star appliances.

Those holidays all started on July 1.

  • Diapers and clothing:
    • Run through June 30, 2023
    • Exempts sales tax on baby, toddler and children’s clothing for ages 5 and under
    • Exempts sales tax on children’s diapers (single use and reusable)
  • Home hardening:
    • Runs through June 30, 2024
    • Exempts sales tax on home hardening products like impact-resistant doors, windows and garage doors
  • Energy star appliances:
    • Runs through June 30, 2023
    • Exempts sales tax on items some qualifying Energy Star appliances
      • Washing machines, dryers and water heaters ($1,500 or less)
      • Refrigerators or combo fridges/freezers ($3,000 or less)


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