Just in time for back-to-school season, local governments are offering sales tax–free shopping days. Mark your calendars!

June 22, 2018
James Baigrie

Alabama

Eligible Items: Clothing (up to $100), computers (up to $750), school supplies (up to $50), books (up to $30).
Dates: July 20 to 22

Arkansas

Eligible Items: Clothing (up to $100), items normally sold as school supplies.
Dates: August 4 to 5

Connecticut

Eligible items: Clothing and footwear (up to $100).
Dates: August 19 to 25

Florida

Eligible Items: Clothing (up to $60), school supplies (up to $15).
Dates: August 3 to 5

Iowa

Eligible Items: Clothing (up to $100).
Dates: August 3 to 4

Louisiana

Eligible Items: Most tangible personal property (sale price $2,500 or less) are taxed at only three percent.
Dates: August 3 to 4

Maryland

Eligible Items: Clothing and footwear (up to $100).
Dates: August 12 to 18

Mississippi

Eligible items: Clothing and footwear (up to $100).
Dates: July 27 to 28

Missouri

Eligible items: Clothing (up to $100), school supplies (up to $50), computers (up to $1,500).
Dates: August 3 to 5

New Mexico

Eligible items: Clothing (up to $100), school supplies (up to $30), computers (up to $1,000), computer equipment (up to $500).
Dates: August 3 to 5

Ohio

Eligible items: Clothing (up to $75), school supplies (up to $20).
Dates: August 3 to 5

Oklahoma

Eligible items: Clothing (up to $100).
Dates: August 3 to 5

South Carolina

Eligible items: No price limit for clothing, accessories, footwear, school supplies, backpacks, and computers. Jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, and furniture are taxable.
Dates: August 3 to 5

Tennessee

Eligible items: Clothing (up to $100), school supplies (up to $100), computers (up to $1,500).
Dates: July 27 to 29

Texas

Eligible items: Clothing, backpacks, and school supplies (up to $100).
Dates: August 10 to 12

Virginia

Eligible items: Clothing (up to $100), school supplies (up to $20).
Dates: August 3 to 5

Wisconsin

Eligible items: Clothing and school supplies (up to $75), computer supplies (up to $250), computers (up to $750).
Dates: August 1 to 5

*Cost limits are typically applied per item; check your state’s rules and restrictions for more details.

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