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Upcoming Sales Tax Holidays

by DMA Staff | Jun 25, 2020

Summer has just begun, but school openings are just around the corner. Below is a listing of upcoming sales tax holidays compiled by the Federation of Tax Administrators.

State

Days

Items Included

1st Year

2020 Dates

Information Links *

Alabama 3 hurricane preparedness
generators - $1,000
supplies - $60
2012 February 21-23 http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Alabama 3 clothing - $100
computers - $750 
school supplies - $50 
books - $30
2006 July 17-19 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 6 disaster preparedness
generators - $750
other supplies - $50
2017+ May 29-June 4 http://floridarevenue.com/
Florida 3 clothing - $60
school supplies - $15
computers - $1,000
2007+ August 7-9 http://floridarevenue.com/
Iowa 2 clothing - $100 2000 August 7-8 https://tax.iowa.gov/
Maryland 3 energy star products 2011 February 15-17 https://www.marylandtaxes.gov/
Maryland 7 clothing & footwear-$100 2010 August 9-15 http://www.marylandtaxes.com/
Massachusetts 2 all TPP - $2,500 2004+ August TBD https://www.mass.gov/
Mississippi 2 clothing & footwear - $100 2009 July 31-Aug. 1 http://www.dor.ms.gov/
Mississippi 3 firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies 2014 Sept. 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 - $1,500
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 8-9 http://www.tax.newmexico.gov
Ohio 3 clothing - $75
school supplies - $20
2015 August 7-9 https://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 July 31-Aug. 2 http://tn.gov/revenue/
Texas 3 generators - $3,000
storm devices - $300
preparedness items - $75
2016 April 25-27 http://comptroller.texas.gov
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 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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