Tax ‘holiday’ gas price savings wiped out

For the first time, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Florida on Thursday topped the price before a gas-tax “holiday” began Oct. 1.

The AAA auto club said the statewide average price Thursday was $3.40 a gallon, a penny higher than at the end of September.

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The tax holiday, approved this year by lawmakers and Gov. Ron DeSantis, allows motorists to avoid paying the state’s 25.3-cents-a-gallon gas

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