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The Freedom Week Tax Holiday for 2022 begins soon. What does the tax holiday apply to?

The Freedom Week Sales Tax Holiday runs from July 1 through July 7, 2022. During the tax holiday, tax will not be collected on “Specific Admissions and Outdoor Activity Supplies” such as concerts, movies, state parks and fitness facilities. What qualifies for this tax holiday? Here’s a list of eligible items:

  • Admissions to the following events or performances scheduled to be held between July 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022:

    • Live music events
    • Live sporting events
    • Movies to be shown in a movie theater
    • Ballet
    • Plays
    • Musical theatre performances
    • Fairs
    • Festivals
    • Cultural events
    • Private and membership clubs providing physical fitness facilities

    Concert

    Fans enjoying a concert!
    (Photo by Eric Bouvet/Getty Images)

  • Admissions purchased for any of the following:

    • Museums, including annual passes
    • State parks, including annual passes
    • Season tickets for ballets, plays, music events, and musical theatre performances

    The Dali Museum Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting And Festival

    The Dali Museum
    (Photo by Michael Weimar/Getty Images)

  • Boating and water activity supplies:

    On the first $25 of the sales price:
    • Goggles • Snorkels
    • Swimming masks
    (New for 2022)
    On the first $35 of the sales price:
    • Inflatable chairs • Pool floats
    • Pool toys • Recreational pool tubes
    On the first $50 of the sales price:
    • Safety flares
    On the first $75 of the sales price:
    • Coolers • Life jackets
    • Oars • Paddles
    On the first $150 of the sales price:
    • Inflatable recreational water tubes and floats
    capable of being towed
    • Kneeboards • Wakeboards • Water skis
    On the first $300 of the sales price:
    • Paddleboards • Surfboards
    On the first $500 of the sales price:
    • Canoes • Kayaks

    Boating in Tampa

    Boating in Tampa Bay. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

  • Camping supplies:

    On the first $30 of the sales price:
    • Camping lanterns • Flashlights
    On the first $50 of the sales price:
    • Camping stoves • Collapsible camping chairs
    • Portable hammocks • Sleeping bags
    On the first $200 of the sales price:
    • Tents

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  • Fishing supplies:

    On the first $5 of the sales price if sold
    individually or the first $10 of the sales price if
    multiple items are sold together:
    • Bait • Fishing tackle
    On the first $30 of the sales price:
    • Tackle Bags • Tackle boxes
    On the first $75 of the sales price if sold individu-
    ally or the first $150 of the sales price if sold as a
    set:
    • Reels • Rods
    Note: Excludes supplies used for commercial fishing
    purposes.

    Fishing

    Fishing trip
    (Photo by Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis)

  • General outdoor supplies:

    On the first $15 of the sales price:
    • Insect repellant • Sunscreen
    On the first $30 of the sales price:
    • Water bottles
    On the first $50 of the sales price:
    • Bicycle helmets*
    • Hydration packs
    * Bicycle helmets marketed for use by youth are
    always exempt from sales tax.
    On the first $100 of the sales price:
    • Sunglasses (except prescription**)
    ** Prescription eyeglasses are always exempt from
    sales tax.
    On the first $200 of the sales price:
    • Binoculars
    On the first $250 of the sales price:
    • Bicycles
    • Outdoor gas or charcoal grills

    Outdoor grill

    Outdoor grill
    (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

  • (New for 2022) Residential pool supplies

    (New for 2022)
    Residential pool supplies
    On the first $100 of the sales price:
    • Covers • Filters
    • Lights • Nets
    • Residential pool and spa replacement parts
    On the first $150 of the sales price:
    • Residential pool and spa chemicals when
    purchased by an individual

    Backyard pool

    Backyard pool
    (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

  • Sports equipment:

    Selling for $40 or less:
    • Any item used in individual or team sports, not
    including clothing or footwear
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