Sales Tax Holidays Coming Your Way

Courtesy of http://www.taxadmin.org

Take advantage of sales tax holidays to plan you major purchases. You’ll find sales tax relief for home improvements, computers and other useful expenditures during the summer – then back to school purchases at the end of the summer season.

You’ll find the list of states and dates here:

 

State

 

Days
 

Items Included
 

Maximum Cost

 

1st Year
 

2012
Dates
 

Information Links *
Alabama 3 hurricane preparedness
generators – $1,000
supplies – $60
2012 July 6-8 http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Alabama 3 clothing – $100
computers – $750
school supplies – $50
books – $30
2006 August 3-5 http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Arkansas 2 clothing – $100
school supplies
2011 August 4-5 http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/
Connecticut
7
clothing and footwear – $300
2001
August 19-25 http://www.ct.gov/
Florida 3 school supplies – $15
clothing – $75
2010+ August 3-5 http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/
Iowa
2
clothing – $100
2000
August 3-4 http://www.iowaccess.org/tax/
Louisiana
2
all TPP – $2,500
2007
August 3-4 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana
2
hurricane preparedness items – $1,500
2008
May 26-27 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana
3
firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies
2009
September 7-9 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Maryland 3 energy star products 2011 February 18-20 http://www.comp.state.md.us/
Maryland 7 clothing & footwear-$100 2010 August 12-18 http://www.marylandtaxes.com/
Mississippi
2
clothing & footwear – $100
2009
July 27-28 http://www.dor.ms.gov/
Missouri 7 energy star products – $1,500 2009 April 19-25 http://dor.mo.gov/
Missouri 3 clothing – $100
computers – $3,500
school supplies – $50
2004 August 3-5 http://dor.mo.gov/
New Mexico 3 clothing – $100
computers – $1,000
school supplies – $15
2005 August 3-5 http://www.tax.newmexico.gov
North Carolina
3
clothing – $100
school supplies – $100
instructional material – $300
computers – $3,500
other comp. – $250
sports equip – $50
2001
August 3-5 http://www.dornc.com/
North Carolina
3
energy star products 2009 November 2-4 http://www.dornc.com/
Oklahoma
3
clothing – $100
2007
August 3-5 http://www.tax.ok.gov/
South Carolina
3
clothing
school supplies
computers
other
2000
August 3-5 http://www.sctax.org/
South Carolina 2 guns, rifles & handguns 2008 November 23-24  
Tennessee
3
clothing – $100
school supplies – $100
computers – $1,500
2006
August 3-5 http://tn.gov/revenue/
Texas
3
energy star products
air conditioners – $6,000; other – $2,000
2008
May 26-28 http://www.window.state.tx.us/
Texas
3
clothing, backpacks and school supplies- $100
1999
August 17-19 http://www.window.state.tx.us/
Virginia 7 hurricane preparedness items – $60
generators – $1,000
2008 May 25-31 http://www.tax.virginia.gov/
Virginia 3 clothing – $100
school supplies – $20
2006 August 3-5 http://www.tax.virginia.gov/

(updated May 15, 2012)

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