Florida back-to-school tax-free weekend is Aug. 4 to 6

By Ana Acle-Menendez

backtoschool.jpgFor a bit of savings on apparel, footwear and school supplies, Florida offers a tax-free shopping weekend in which eligible items are exempt from the usual 6 percent sales tax.

The tax-free weekend is August 4-6, and sales tax is waived on items that could be used by students.

Eligible merchandise…