Veterans Sale Tax Holiday Moving In House

Feb 15, 2017

Florida lawmakers have another way to honor military members on Veterans Day. A bill from Rep. Mel Ponder (R-Fort Walton) would offer them a sales tax break.

“I kept it simple. It’s articles of clothing of $60 or less.  There’s a few exceptions there. There’s also some footwear with a few exceptions there as well,” Ponder says.

Credit The U.S Army

Ponder’s bill passed through the House Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Committee Wednesday. It moves next the House Ways and Means Committee.