If you take a look around the stores, you may already see school supplies prominently displayed on the shelves. Back to school shopping season has arrived … even though here in New York, school just got out at the end of June. While we don’t go back until September, I suppose it’s never too early to start thinking about what to buy for Back to School. We’ll have several posts coming up that deal with back to school shopping and we’ve already shared some back to school sanity savers. Today, we’re going to share a list of where you can do some tax free back to school shopping by state. Please note that not all states participate in this, but this list has been checked for accuracy.
I will admit that I was a bit upset, but not too surprised, that New York isn’t participating in this. I do remember when we had tax free shopping for a week or so and it was great. I was able to really stock up on clothes and shoes- both for myself and for my kiddos. I keep hoping that they’ll bring that back because let’s face it- being able to shop without sales tax is a lovely thing.
However, do not let this be an excuse to go on an all out shopping spree. You should still be mindful that, even though it’s tax free, it’s not everything free.
Still, if these tax free sales coincide with a great store special or if you have coupons, you could really maximize your savings for back to school shopping.
States that are participating include:
- Alabama – Full details here
- Arkansas – Full Details
- Connecticut – Full Details
- Georgia – Full Details
- Iowa – Full Details
- Louisiana – Full Details
- Maryland – Full Details
- Mississippi – Full Details
- Missouri – Full Details
- New Mexico – Full Details
- Ohio – Full Details
- Oklahoma –Full Details
- South Carolina – Full Details
- Tennessee – Full Details
- Texas – Full Details
- Virginia – Full Details
Easily keep track of which states are having their tax free sales and when, by downloading this free printable!
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