Don’t Miss Your State’s Sales Tax Holiday


Don’t Miss Your State’s Sales Tax Holiday

Posted on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 7:00 am
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In many states, the brand new school year begins in August or September. Parents must spend money on school supplies, new clothing, and gym shoes for each of their school-aged children. You can save money if you shop during your state’s Sales Tax Holiday.

Arkansas
* August 4 and 5, 2018
* clothing and footwear up to $100 per item
* clothing accessories and equipment up to $50 per item
* school supplies, school art supplies, and school instructional materials

Connecticut
* August 16-22, 2018
* up to $300 of clothing and footwear

Florida
* August 3-5, 2018
* certain school supplies up to $15 per item
* clothing, footwear and accessories up to $60 per item

Iowa
* August 4 and 5, 2018
* clothing and footwear up to $100 per item

Maryland
* August 12-18, 2018
* qualifying apparel and footwear up to $100 per item
* the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also tax free

Missouri
* August 3-5, 2018
* clothing with a taxable value of up to $100
* school supplies up to $50 per purchase
* computer software with a taxable value of up $350
* personal computers up to $1,500
* computer peripheral devices up to $1,500
* graphing calculators up to $150

New Mexico
* August 3-5, 2018
* clothing or shoes up to $100 per unit
* desktop, laptop or notebook computers up to $1,000
* related computer hardware up to $500
* school supplies for use in standard, general-education classrooms up to $30 per unit

Ohio
* August 3-5, 2018
* 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

Oklahoma
* August 3-5, 2018
* certain clothing and footwear is exempt from sales tax

South Carolina
* August 3-5, 2018
* Tax free items range from clothing, accessories, and shoes, to school supplies, book bags and computers. Shoppers will also find tax free items for the home and dorm room.

Texas
* August 10-12, 2018
* most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced less than $100

Virginia
* August 3-5, 2018
* qualified school supplies up to $20 per item
* qualified clothing and footwear up to $100 per item

Wisconsin
* August 1-5, 2018
* clothing up to $75 per item
* a computer purchased by a consumer for the consumer’s personal use with a sales price of $750 or less
* school computer supplies purchased by the consumer for the consumer’s personal use with a sales price of $250 or less
* school supplies with a sales price of any single item up to $75

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