Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2018

It feels like summer break just started, however, the countdown for back to school is already underway… and so is back to school shopping.  But before you head out to load up on all of those back to school supplies, you may want to check out to see if there is a tax free weekend in your state for 2018.

Several states offer tax free purchases on limited amounts of clothing, school supplies, and even larger items, such as laptops.  Check out this list of back to school tax free weekends for 2018:

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Tax Free Weekend Dates 2018

Here’s a quick glance at the states and dates for tax-free weekends for 2018:

Alabama Tax Free Weekend—July 20-22, 2018

Arkansas Tax Free Weekend—August 4-5, 2018

Connecticut Tax Free Weekend—August 19-25, 2018

Florida Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

Georgia Tax Free Weekend— No tax free weekend for 2018

Iowa Tax Free Weekend—August 3-4, 2018

Maryland Tax Free Weekend—August 12-18, 2018

Mississippi Tax Free Weekend—July 27-28, 2018

Missouri Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

New Mexico Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

North Carolina Tax Free Weekend—No tax free weekend for 2018

Ohio Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

South Carolina Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

Tennessee Tax Free Weekend—July 27-29, 2018

Texas Tax Free Weekend—August 10-12, 2018

Virginia Tax Free Weekend—August 3-5, 2018

Wisconsin Tax Free Weekend—August 1-5, 2018

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States participating in a tax free holiday for back to school 2018

For a bit more detail on what items are included and the maximum dollar amounts for your back to school purchases, see the chart below.

 

State

 

Items Included

 

Maximum Cost

 

2018
Dates

 

State Tax Holiday Source Links

Alabama clothing – $100
computers – $750
school supplies – $50
books – $30
July 20-22 http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Arkansas clothing – $100
school supplies
August 4-5 http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/
Connecticut clothing and footwear – $100 August 19-25 http://www.ct.gov/drs/
Florida clothing – $60
school supplies – $15
August 3-5 http://floridarevenue.com/
Iowa clothing – $100 August 3-4 https://tax.iowa.gov/
Maryland clothing & footwear-$100 August 12-18 http://www.marylandtaxes.com/
Mississippi clothing & footwear – $100 July 27-28 http://www.dor.ms.gov/
Missouri clothing – $100
computers – $1,500
school supplies – $50
August 3-5 http://dor.mo.gov/
New Mexico clothing – $100
computers – $1,000
computer equip. – $500
school supplies – $30
August 3-5 http://www.tax.newmexico.gov
Ohio clothing – $75
school supplies – $20
August 3-5 https://www.tax.ohio.gov/
Oklahoma clothing – $100 August 3-5 http://www.tax.ok.gov/
South Carolina clothing
school supplies
computers
other
August 3-5 http://www.sctax.org/
Tennessee clothing – $100
school supplies – $100
computers – $1,500
July 27-29 http://tn.gov/revenue/
Texas clothing, backpacks and school supplies- $100 August 10-12 http://comptroller.texas.gov/
Virginia clothing – $100
school supplies – $20
August 3-5 http://www.tax.virginia.gov/
Wisconsin clothing, supplies – $75
computer supplies – $250
computers – $750
August 1-5 https://www.revenue.wi.gov/

*information for graph obtained from Federation of Tax Administrators.

 

Mark your calendars and take advantage of the extra savings!

 

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