Is It Time For Back To School Shopping Already? Let’s Hear It For Tax Free Weekends

Summer break is quickly coming to an end and kids are begrudgingly preparing to head back to school, which only means one thing; its back to school shopping season!

Fortunately for some, many states offer tax free weekends on school supplies, clothing, shoes and more. We’ve got the list below!

Chart courtesy of https://dealnews.com/features/when-are-state-tax-free-weekends/

State Dates Eligible Items / Max Cost
Alabama August 5 – 7 Clothing: $100 Computers: $750 School supplies: $50 Books: $30
Arkansas August 6 – 7 School supplies: No limit Clothing: $100 Clothing accessories and equipment: $50
Connecticut August 21 – 27 Clothing and footwear: $100
*Florida August 5 – 7 School supplies: $15 Clothing: $60
Georgia July 30 – 31 Clothing: $100 School supplies: $20 Computers: $1,000
Iowa August 5 – 6 Clothing and footwear: $100
Maryland August 14 – 20 Clothing and footwear: $100
*Massachusetts August 5 – 6 Clothing and footwear: $100
Mississippi July 29 – 30 Clothing and footwear: $100
Missouri August 5 – 7 Clothing: $100 School supplies: $50 Computer software: $350 Computers: $1,500 Computer peripherals: $1,500 Graphing calculators: $150
New Mexico August 5 – 7 School supplies: $30 Clothing: $100 Computers: $1,000 Computer equipment: $500
Ohio August 5 – 7 Clothing: $75 School supplies: $20 School instructional material: $20
*Oklahoma August 5 – 7 Clothing: $100
**South Carolina August 5 – 7 Clothing and accessories: No limit School supplies: No limit Computers and accessories: No limit Bed and bath items: No limit
Tennessee July 29 – 31 Clothing: $100 School supplies: $100 Computers: $1,500
Texas August 5 – 7 Clothing and footwear: $100 Backpacks: $100 School supplies: $100
Virginia August 5 – 7 Clothing and footwear: $100 School supplies: $20
*Indicates states containing links to legal documents with details on Sales Tax holidays

**Indicates states that still have to confirm tax holidays for this year

***States not participating in Sales Tax Holidays are Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts. Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York. North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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