Back to School season is quickly approaching and whether you have a little one going back to school or just want to take advantage of the sales for yourself, check out our quick guide to Tax-Free Weekends in the U.S. this year!
ALABAMA: August 7- 9
Is your city included? https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/STholiday.cfm
Clothing: $100 or less, per article of clothing
Computers, computer software, & school computer supplies: a single purchase with a sales price of $750 or less
School supplies, school art supplies & school instructional material: sales price of $50 or less per item
Books: Sales price of $30 or less per book
More Information: http://revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/STHolidayQuickRefSheet15.pdf
ARKANSAS: August 1-2
Clothing and footwear $100 or less per item
Clothing accessories and equipment $50 or less per item
School art supplies
School instructional materials
FLORIDA: August 7-16
Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories $100 or less per item.
Certain school supplies $15 or less per item.
The first $750 of the sales price for computers and certain computer-related accessories.
GEORGIA: July 31- August 1
Clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100.00 or less per item
Computers, computer components, and prewritten computer software purchased for noncommercial home or personal use with a sales price of $1,000.00 or less per item
School supplies, school art supplies, school computer supplies, and school instructional materials purchased for noncommercial use with a sales price of $20.00 or less per item.
IOWA: August 7-8
Select clothing and footwear less than $100.00.
LOUISIANA: August 7-8
All consumer purchases of tangible personal property.
More Information: http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/NewsAndPublications/salestaxholiday
MARYLAND: August 9-15
Clothing and footwear $100 or less.
MISSISSIPPI: July 31 to August 1
What’s Eligible: Clothing and footwear $100 or less
More Information: https://www.dor.ms.gov/docs/2015SalesTaxHoliday.pdf
MISSOURI: August 7-9
Cities not participating: http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/cities.php
Clothing $100 or less
School supplies less than $50 per purchase
Computer software $350 or less
Personal computers less than $3,500
Computer peripheral devices less than $3,500
More Information: http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/consumers.php
NEW MEXICO: August 7-9
New Mexico has all tangible personal property on tax-free sale, but some school related eligible items include:
Clothing or shoes less than $100
Desktop, laptop or notebook computers less than $1,000
Computer hardware less than $500.
School supplies less than $30
OHIO: August 7-9
An item of clothing priced at $75 or less
An item of school supplies priced at $20 or less
An item of school instructional material priced at $20 or less
More Information: http://www.tax.ohio.gov/sales_and_use/salestaxholiday/holidayfaq.aspx
SOUTH CAROLINA: August 7-9
Clothing and shoes
More Information and Items:
TENNESSEE: August 7-9
Clothing $100 or less
School Supplies $100 or less
Computers $1,500 or less
TEXAS: August 7 – 9
Most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100
More Information: http://comptroller.texas.gov/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/
VIRGINIA: August 7-9
School supply items $20 or less
Clothing and footwear $100 or less
More information: http://www.tax.virginia.gov/content/school-supplies-and-clothing-holiday