Freedom Week tax holiday kicks off July 1

From July 1-7, the Freedom Week tax holiday eliminates Florida sales tax on a list of items normally on our wish lists for the summer, like fishing equipment. “I think it’s a great idea. This is a busy time for us, but it also encourages new people who have not been in the sport, encourages … Read more

5 sales tax holidays begin Friday –here’s how you can save big

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Friday, July 1, begins the start of five tax-free holidays included in a tax-relief package Gov. DeSantis signed into law in early May. The exemptions apply to both in-store and online purchases. Jim Zingale, Executive Director of the Florida Department of Revenue, said this is an opportunity for families to save big. … Read more

What’s Included in Florida’s Freedom Week Sales Tax Holiday? – NBC 6 South Florida

This year, Fourth of July celebrations will be a lot less pricey for those wishing to enjoy the holiday in the great outdoors. After Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a $ 1.2 billion tax relief bill in May, the third of nine sales tax holidays will now run from July 1 to July 7 during Freedom … Read more

Man Starts Cigar Brand to Honor Surfside Victim Grandparents | Florida News

By MARTIN VASSOLO, Miami Herald MIAMI (AP) — Nick Fusco was 16 years old when he got his first cigar — a gift from his grandfather, plucked out of a special tobacco drawer in his grandparents’ Surfside condominium. Fusco, now 23, says that started a tradition of smoking cigars with his grandfather while sharing stories, … Read more

Save money on last-minute disaster prep items

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The two-week tax-free holiday is coming to a close Friday. Take advantage of the savings and pick up last-minute items you may need to complete your disaster preparedness kit. The Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday started May 28, and the Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1. It’s always a good idea to … Read more

Disaster Preparedness sales tax holiday starts Saturday, May 28 | Florida

(The Center Square) – Floridians are being encouraged to take advantage of a longer Disaster Preparedness sales tax holiday this year, which continues through June 10. The tax holiday is part of the largest tax relief package in Florida’s history that was recently signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis. It extends the Disaster Preparedness … Read more

Still time to stock up on hurricane supplies and save with the sales tax holiday – CBS Miami

Still time to stock up on hurricane supplies and save with the sales tax holidayCBS4’s Jacqueline Quynh walks us through Home Depot with that you should have ready before a storm. 10 minutes ago More than 50 local soccer kids left stranded at Virginia airportCBS4’s Karli Barnett has more on the flight frustrations. 12 minutes … Read more

Florida’s Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday Begins Next Saturday – CBS Miami

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DeSantis signs bill adding tax relief for all Floridians | Pinellas County

OCALA — Gov. Ron DeSantis traveled to Ocala May 6 to sign what is being touted as the “largest tax relief package in Florida’s history.” House Bill 7071 includes the back-to-school shopping holiday, one of the state’s oldest tax-free events, as well as the one for disaster preparedness supplies and the Freedom Week holiday, a … Read more

‘Plogging’ the fitness craze to clean up the environment

We have celebrated Earth Day every April 22 since its inception in 1970. The holiday is a reminder that people should take care of the enviroment in their communities. Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day? Ever considered the fitness craze of plogging? What You Need To Know We celebrate Earth Day on April 22 … Read more