Some of these items will be tax exempt and some will NOT. Put your books away and get a number 2 pencil (tax exempt) out and let’s do an old-fashioned pop quiz! This year’s tax holiday in Florida runs August 2 through August 6. Let’s start the quiz!
To play, go through these pics SLOWLY! Don’t read the caption until you’ve made your guess.
It's a science class essential so it seems obvious safety glasses are tax exempt, right? Wrong! Safety glasses (unless they're prescription) are NOT tax exempt!
This is another one that seems kind of dated. But what about web cams? YES! Webcams are tax exempt!
Don't know how many schools around Tampa Bay have a bowling alley but... YES, bowling shoes are tax exempt!
Sure they're convenient to carry some extra bait, but what about for school? YES! Fishing vests ARE tax exempt!
Lots of those gadgets students need that are tax exempt need batteries. But NO, batteries are NOT exempt!
Your young lady want to stay organized and bring a makeup bag to school? You'll pay tax. NO cosmetic bags are not exempt.
Babies need diapers. But for back to school? YES, diapers are tax exempt!
Your son want to stand out and go back to school in style sporting a tux? Good news. Tuxedos ARE tax exempt!
Want to use a camera to take photos for a class project? Sorry you will pay tax on it. NO. Digital cameras are NOT tax exempt.
That walk to school is a miserable one in the heavy Florida rain. So what about umbrellas? NO! They are NOT tax exempt.
This was a tough one... needs some new headphones or ear buds for your beats? YES! They ARE tax exempt!
Wanna have a back to school pajama party? Go for it. Pajamas ARE tax exempt!
We learned earlier in the quiz that smart phones are NOT tax exempt. What about tablets? YES! They are!
Clothing and many accessories are tax exempt. But what about jewelry? NO, jewelry is NOT tax exempt.
We learned earlier in the quiz that fishing vests were tax exempt. So boots must be as well, right? NO. They're not.
If you've got to get work done, you definitely need paper so this one is a no-brainer. Paper for the copier or printer... tax exempt? NO! Copier or printer paper is NOT tax exempt.
Crayons... coloring books kept us entertained before our school years. But what about Crayons? YES! They are exempt!
They might be too young to head to class, but baby clothing... is it tax exempt? YES!
iPhones have plenty of tools for students... calculators, compasses, note pads. All those items are tax exempt. But what about smart phones? NO, they are NOT tax exempt.