Skip to Main Content

Find COVID-19 Information and Resources
Department of Revenue COVID-19 Updates
Out-of-state Dealers and Marketplace Facilitators Information

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 purchase for personal use, not for business or trade.  

STH Clothing

Clothing

Exempt: 

  • General apparel that costs $100 or less per item, such as shirts, pants, socks, shoes, dresses, etc.

Not exempt:

  • 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 Supplies

Exempt:

  • 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

Not exempt:

  • 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
STH School Supplies

STH Computers

Computers

Exempt:

  • 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

Not exempt: 

  • Storage media, like flash drives and compact discs
  • Individually purchased software
  • Printer supplies
  • Household appliances