This year you can actually go to your local stores and shop for your kids’ school supplies and it’s tax-free. .
I’m going, to be honest I’m going to be ordering my kids’ school supplies online. I’m not up for fighting about yellow pocket folders and unicorn notebooks.
Also, don’t forget to go through last year’s supplies. I have about 20 glue sticks. a slew of sharpened Ticonderoga pencils.
Not sure when your kids are going back? Listed below are the counties and the dates they start as of (7/22/21).
Back To School Schedule
Palm Beach County Schools Go Back August 10, 2021 with the last day of the school year falling on May 26, 2022.
Broward County Schools Go Back 2021/22 school year is Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Miami – Dade County Schools will go back August, 23, 2021.
St. Lucie County will go back August 10 through June 1, 2022
WHAT DO I GET DURNG TAX FREE WEEK?
Back to School Tax Free Week: July 31 – August 9, 2021
Once only a 3 day weekend, the Back to School Tax Free Weekend in Florida is now 10 days long!
The School Sales Tax holiday runs from Saturday, July 31, 2021 to Monday, August 9, 2021. These are dates that you can purchase clothing, shoes, backpacks, and school supplies without paying the sales tax:
- Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item (Clothing, wallets, or bags, including handbags, backpacks, fanny packs, and diaper bags. Excludes briefcases, suitcases, and other garment bags) Note this is ANY item of clothing on the allowed list, including clothing and footwear for adults.
- School uniforms less than $60 per item
- Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item
- The first $1,000 of the sales price of personal computers or personal computer-related accessories purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.
BACK TO SCHOOL AT THE GARDENS MALL
When: Saturday, July 24 through Sunday, August 8 , offering vouchers for extra savings at select retailers.
What: Vouchers for $10 off and $25 off purchases
Where: Back-to-School Pop-up Shop on the lower level, near the Grand Court
More: The Back-to-School Pop-up Shop includes nine brands within The Gardens Mall. Get savings vouchers to use at Abercrombie & Fitch, Alter’d State, Banana Republic, Billabong, Coastal Kids Beachwear, Forever 21, Hollister, South Moon Under, and Vineyard Vines.
During the two-week event, The Gardens Mall will also collect school supplies to benefit the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County. Donate to Red Apple Supplies to help teachers equip their classrooms for the year.
About The Gardens Mall
The Gardens Mall is located one mile east of I-95 on PGA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The luxurious, 1.4-million-square-foot, super-regional shopping center features more than 150 world-class retail specialty shops and restaurants. It is anchored by Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, and Macy’s. The Gardens Mall is owned and managed by The Forbes Company. For more information about The Gardens Mall, call (561) 775-7750 or visit the mall online at thegardensmall.com.