I'm definitely in denial about it already being the end of summer! June and July felt like five minutes! But no matter how I feel about it, it's officially Back to School season!
Time to restock on uniforms, shoes, and supplies which can get pretty expensive even if you only have one child. Take advantage of Tax-Free Weekend August 4th to the 6th.
Here's what's included in tax-free weekend:
- clothing and shoes that cost $60 or less
- certain school supplies under $15 each
- computers, tablets and computer-related accessories including printers and headphones that cost $750 or less.
- transparent tape
- colored pencils, crayons, construction paper
- lunch boxes
- notebook paper
More information at: https://revenuelaw.floridarevenue.com
Even big stores like Apple are getting in on the fun launching a page listing which of their products are included in Tax Free Weekend.
Free school supplies for needy families
Sunday, Aug. 6
If you need a little help with back to school shopping, the organization Toys for Kids Miami is giving away school supplies, fresh food and 3,000 backpacks at a free event this weekend in Doral. For those students already at a highs school level, representatives from local universities will also be there to provide valuable information on college scholarships.
Where: 10181 NW 58th Street in Doral
When: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
More information at: http://www.toysforkidsmiami.org/