Back to School Sales Tax Holiday by State

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Back to School Sales Tax Holiday by StateBack to School Sales Tax Holiday by State

In addition to purchasing school supplies during sales, some states also have a limited time where they offer FREE state sales tax! You can see if you have a Back to School Tax Holiday in your state by taking a look at the chart below. For more information, just click on the link for your state. This guide and table is courtesy of TaxAdmin.org and was last updated July 16, 2015.

 

State

Days
 

Items Included
 

Maximum Cost

1stYear
 

2015
Dates
 

Information Links *
Alabama 3 hurricane preparedness
generators – $1,000
supplies – $60
2012 February 20-22 http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Alabama 3 clothing – $100
computers – $750
school supplies – $50
books – $30
2006 August 7-9 http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Arkansas 2 clothing – $100
school supplies
2011 August 1-2 http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/
Connecticut
7
clothing and footwear – $100
2001
August 16-22 http://www.ct.gov/drs/
Florida 10 school suppies
clothing – $100
supplies – $15
computers – $750
2007+ August 7-16 http://dor.myflorida.com/
Georgia 2 school supplies
clothing – $100
supplies – $20
computers – $1,000
2012+ July 31 – August 1 http://dor.georgia.gov/
Georgia 3 energy star/WaterSense products – $1,500 2012+ October 2-4 http://dor.georgia.gov/
Iowa
2
clothing – $100
2000
August 7-8 https://tax.iowa.gov/
Louisiana
2
all TPP – $2,500
2007
August 7-8 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana
2
hurricane preparedness items – $1,500
2008
May 30-31 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana
3
firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies
2009
September 4-6 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Maryland 3 energy star products 2011 February 14-16 http://www.comp.state.md.us/
Maryland 7 clothing & footwear-$100 2010 August 9-15 http://www.marylandtaxes.com/
Mississippi
2
clothing & footwear – $100
2009
July 31-Aug. 1 http://www.dor.ms.gov/
Mississippi 3 firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies 2014 September 4-6 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 7-9 http://dor.mo.gov/
New Mexico 3 clothing – $100
computers – $1,000
computer equip. – $500
school supplies – $30
2005 August 7-9 http://www.tax.newmexico.gov
Ohio
3
clothing – $75
school supplies – $20
instructional material – $20
2015 August 7-9 http://www.tax.ohio.gov/
Oklahoma
3
clothing – $100
2007
August 7-9 http://www.tax.ok.gov/
South Carolina
3
clothing
school supplies
computers
other
2000
August 7-9 http://www.sctax.org/
Tennessee
3
clothing – $100
school supplies – $100
computers – $1,500
2006
August 7-9 http://tn.gov/revenue/
Texas
3
energy star products
air conditioners – $6,000; other – $2,000
2008
May 23-25 http://comptroller.texas.gov/
Texas
3
clothing, backpacks and school supplies- $100
1999
August 7-9 http://comptroller.texas.gov/
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
energy star products – $2,500
hurricane preparedness items – $60
generators – $1,000
2006 August 7-9 http://www.tax.virginia.gov/

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