Back-to-school initiative provides school supplies

CLEWISTON — U.S. Sugar, FPL, Hendry County Public Schools Foundation and the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office have come together to work on a back-to-school initiative, launched by The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County and its Red Apple Supplies (RAS) Program. This is an effort to serve the needs of Title 1 schools, which are […]

Shop tax free during Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

TALLAHASSEE — As Florida families begin preparing for another school year, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Department of Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran and Department of Revenue Executive Director Jim Zingale are reminding Floridians that they can save money on school supplies and clothing during the 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Friday, Aug. 2, through Tuesday, Aug. 6. […]

Sales tax holiday includes technology items

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating more than 80 years of supporting Florida’s retailers, is encouraging consumers and retailers to prepare for the upcoming Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. This popular annual “holiday” takes place Aug. 2 to 6. During this time, consumers will not have to pay sales […]