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Sales Tax Holiday for Back-to-School Shopping Starts Today

August 9, 2012
A student's school supplies sit neatly on a desk.

Starting today parents can take advantage of sales tax free back-to-school shopping.

Tax exempted items include: 

  • Clothing and footwear $100 or less per item
  • A single personal computer or computer-related accessories $1,000 or less
  • General school supplies $20 or less per item

Items that do not qualify for the sales tax exemption include jewelry, handbags, watches and umbrellas. 

The sales tax holiday ends Saturday at midnight.

Updated January 13, 2016