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Tax-Free Weekends 2016

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Ready or not, the summer is halfway over. Whether you have little ones returning to school or you’re looking to score some bargains for yourself, we’ve got a comprehensive rundown of 2016’s tax-free weekends.

ALABAMA: August 5 – 7

Cities Not Participating? https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/STholiday.cfm

Items On Sale:

Clothing $100 or less per article of clothing

Computers, computer software, and school computer supplies: a single purchase with a sales price of $750 or less

School supplies, school art supplies & school instructional material $50 or less per item

Books $30 or less per book

More information: http://revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/STHolidayQuickRefSheet15.pdf

 

ARKANSAS: August 6-7

Items On Sale:

Clothing and footwear $100 or less per item

Clothing accessories and equipment $50 or less per item

School supplies

School art supplies

School instructional materials

More Information: http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/offices/exciseTax/salesanduse/Documents/faqsConsumers.pdf

 

CONNECTICUT: August 21- 27

Items On Sale:

Clothing and footwear $100.00 or less per item

More Info: http://www.ct.gov/drs/cwp/view.asp?a=1510&q=569278

 

FLORIDA: August 5-7

Items On Sale:

Clothing, footwear, and accessories $60 or less per item

School supplies $15 or less per item

More Info: http://dor.myflorida.com/taxes/Documents/Sales%20Tax%20Holiday/Holiday%20FAQs%20Back%20to%20School%202016.pdf

 

GEORGIA: July 30-31

Items On Sale:

Clothing and footwear $100.00 or less per item

Computers, computer components, and prewritten computer software $1,000.00 or less per item

School supplies $20.00 or less per item

More Info: https://dor.georgia.gov/sites/dor.georgia.gov/files/related_files/press_release/2016%20Sales%20Tax%20Holiday%20Back%20to%20School.pdf

 

IOWA: August 5-6

What’s On Sale: Select clothing and footwear less than $100.00

More Information: https://tax.iowa.gov/sites/files/idr/documents/STHflier1.pdf

 

LOUISIANA: August 5-6

What’s Eligible: All consumer purchases of tangible personal property

More Information: http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/NewsAndPublications/salestaxholiday

 

MARYLAND: August 14 – 20

What’s Eligible: Clothing and footwear $100 or less

More Information:

http://comptroller.marylandtaxes.com/Public_Services/Agency_Information/Office_of_the_Comptroller/Comptroller_Initiatives/Shop_Maryland_Tax-free_Week/TFW-FAQ.pdf

 

MISSISSIPPI: July 29 – 30

What’s Eligible:  Clothing and footwear $100 or less.

More Info: http://www.dor.ms.gov/Business/Documents/2016%20Sales%20Tax%20Holiday.pdf

 

MISSOURI: August 5-7

Cities Not Participating: http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/cities.php

What’s Eligible:

Clothing $100 or less

School supplies $50 or less per purchase

Computer software $350 or less

Personal computers less than $1,500

Computer peripheral devices less than $1,500

Graphing calculators less than $150

More Info: http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/

 

NEW MEXICO: August 5-7

What’s Eligible:

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

More Information: http://www.tax.newmexico.gov/uploads/files/Tax%20Holiday%20Item%20List%2003-14.pdf

 

OHIO: August 5-7

What’s Eligible:

Clothing priced at $75 or less per item

School supplies priced at $20 or less per item

School instructional material priced at $20 or less per item

More Info: http://www.tax.ohio.gov/sales_and_use/salestaxholiday/holidayfaq.aspx

 

OKLAHOMA: August 5-7

What’s Eligible:

Clothing and footwear less than $100 per item

More Info: https://www.ok.gov/tax/faqs.html#c412

 

SOUTH CAROLINA: August 5-7

What’s Eligible:

Paper, notebooks, pens and pencils, book bags, computers, clothing, shoes, bed linens, and bath towels.

More Info: https://dor.sc.gov/resources-site/media-site/Pages/MARK-YOUR-CALENDAR–ANNUAL-SALES-TAX-HOLIDAY-WEEKEND-AUGUST-5-7.aspx

 

TENNESSEE: July 29-31

What’s Eligible:

Clothing $100 or less

School Supplies $100 or less

Computers $1,500 or less

More Information: http://www.tn.gov/revenue/article/sales-tax-holiday

 

TEXAS: August 5 – 7

What’s Eligible: Most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100

More Info: http://comptroller.texas.gov/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/

 

VIRGINIA: August 5-7

What’s Eligible:

School supplies $20 or less

Clothing and footwear $100 or less

More Info: http://www.tax.virginia.gov/content/sales-tax-holiday

 

Did we miss one? Let us know in the comments! 

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