The sales tax holiday begins the last Friday in July each year at 12:01 am and ends at 11:59 pm the following Sunday.
During this time clothing, school supplies and computers may be purchased tax-free. Certain restrictions apply. Exemptions sold online are also eligible. Items must be purchaes for personal use, not for business or trade.
- General apparel that costs $100 or less per item, such as shirts, pants, socks, shoes, dresses, etc.
- Apparel items priced at more than $100
- Items sold together, such as shoes, cannot be split up to stay beneath the $100 maximum
- Items such as jewelry, handbags, or sports and recreational equipment
- School and art supplies with a purchase price of $100 or less per item, such as binders, books, backpacks, crayons, paper, pens, pencils, and rulers, and art supplies such as glazes, clay, paints, drawing pads, and artist paintbrushes
- School and art supplies individually priced at more than $100
- Items that are normally sold together cannot be split up to stay beneath the $100 maximum
- Computers for personal use with a purchase price of $1,500 or less
- Laptop computers, if priced at $1,500 or less, also qualify as well as tablet computers
- Storage media, like flash drives and compact discs
- Individually purchased software
- Printer supplies
- Household appliances