On Tuesday, April 6th, State Representative Anitere (R-Miami, 114) passed HB 469, reinstating FloridaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Back-to-School sales tax holiday. The Florida House unanimously passed this bi-partisan measure. The bill provides for a one-time 3-day sales tax holiday for clothing and other school supplies purchased from August 13th-15th of this year."As a parent, I understand how every little bit helps when it comes to crafting a family budget, especially in these challenging economic times,ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â stated Representative Flores. ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“This bill will provide Florida families with a respite from sales taxes at a time when they are preparing their children for the school year.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚ÂThe bill expands the school supply list to include, among other items, pens, pencils, notebooks, notebook paper, rulers, glue, binders, lunch boxes, construction paper, markers, and folders.