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DeSantis Announces ‘Freedom Week’ Tax Vacation for Live Events and Outdoor Recreation

Updated: 11:23 PM EDT May 21, 2021

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This tax package includes the very first Week of Freedom, which is a seven-day VAT vacation for outdoor recreational shopping, plus tickets to events, museums, art, and more. And that’s why we are proud to be a free state. We pride ourselves on being open, and we want taxpayers to benefit from getting involved in all of these things. And in no federal state were there more events than last year. Last time we had the first full-capacity indoor sporting event in Jacksonville, uh, with UFC, of ​​course we did the Super Bowl in Tampa. We’re going to be in, uh, Bay County for a big, uh, 20-30,000 people. So we will do that. We are really proud of that, and we are proud that the people of Florida are enjoying it. And in all honesty, we have people in other states who consider Florida their refuge to come here, whether it’s on vacation, whether they’re attending events, whether it’s all of these different things. I go out and talk to people, the fact that we were in Panama City Beach, all of these people hang out, there are a lot of them in other states and they really thank us for having Florida to come too, to escape some of these repressive measures. And it’s interesting that some of these lockdown governors, their people, and then themselves come to Florida to enjoy it. I mean, well, this week of freedom is scheduled for the week of July 4th. It exempts the following eligible purchases, admissions to events scheduled between July 1 and December 31, 2021 from sales tax. These include live music events, sporting events, films, ballets, theatrical performances, fare festivals. My daughter loves food, so we took her to the Strawberry Festival in Plant City and the Clay County Fair in northeast Florida. So she always asks me daddy, I want to go back to the fair. So we are now saving on our tickets. I think when we do this it is really important to be able to use or access private clubs and member clubs and provide physical fitness facilities. You know, these bureaucrats are telling us we have to keep these gyms closed. This is the day I mean you shouldn’t do this. You want people to be physically fit and have access to it. And that’s why we’re proud that we made it. Um, there are also no taxes on admission to the State Park Museum, including annual passes. So if you buy the annual pass, no taxes, plus season tickets for things like music events, ballet games, and then my favorite is no tax on retail sales of certain boating and water sports, camping, fishing, general outdoor supplies, and sports equipment, all individual – or team sports. So if you need batting gloves, if you need golf balls, if you need anything from this week of July 4th, you pay no tax, up to a certain amount. Mmm. Mmm. Law.

DeSantis Announces ‘Freedom Week’ Tax Vacation for Live Events and Outdoor Recreation

Updated: 11:23 PM EDT May 21, 2021

Governor Ron DeSantis announced a new seven-day tax vacation for outdoor recreation, live events, museums and more. The governor announced the new tax vacation called Freedom Week at a press conference in Pensacola on Friday, and Freedom Week will take place during the week of July 4th. “We pride ourselves on being a free state, we pride ourselves on being open. We want taxpayers to benefit from participating in all of these things,” DeSantis said. It will exempt sales tax on entries to events scheduled between July 1 and December 31, 2021, including live music events, sporting events, films, ballets, trade shows, festivals and more, use or access to private clubs for members that offer physical fitness facilities. There are no state park or museum taxes during the week that are included with the purchase of an annual pass or season pass. The tax exemption also includes sales of boating or camping supplies, general outdoor accessories, and sports equipment.

Governor Ron DeSantis announced a new seven-day tax vacation for outdoor recreation, live events, museums and more.

The governor announced the new tax vacation called Freedom Week at a press conference in Pensacola on Friday.

Freedom Week takes place in the week of July 4th.

“We pride ourselves on being a free state, we pride ourselves on being open. We want taxpayers to benefit from participating in all of these things,” DeSantis said.

It exempts sales tax on entry to events scheduled between July 1 and December 31, 2021, including live music events, sporting events, films, ballets, trade shows, festivals and more, use of or access to private member clubs that offer physical fitness facilities. There are no state park or museum taxes during the week that are included with the purchase of an annual pass or season pass.

Also included in the tax exemption are sales of boat or camping supplies, general outdoor supplies and sports equipment.