Tax Free Shopping Dates for Back to School Supplies – 2016 Edition

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Are you looking for the tax free shopping dates for 2016? We have the state by state list to help to save money on back to school supplies and computers.

Here are the Tax Free Dates for Back to School Shopping, 2016 Edition extra early this year. If your state is not included or if you want to pick up supplies as you see them on sale, each week we are sharing the best of the School Supply Deals, so be sure and check back often!

Alabama – August August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing under $100, school supplies under $50, books under $30 and computer equipment under $750. Information link: http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/

Arkansas – August 6-7, 2016 , applies to clothing and school supplies under $100. Information link: http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/

Connecticut – August 21-27, 2016 – applies to clothing and footwear under $100. Information link: http://www.ct.gov/drs/

Florida – August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing under $60 and supplies under $15. Information link: http://doe.myflorida.com/

Georgia – July 30 -31, 2016 – applies to school supplies under $20, clothing under $100, and computers under $1,000. Information link: http://dor.georgia.gov/

Iowa – August 5-6, 2016 – applies to clothing under $100. Information link: http://www.tax.iowa.gov/

Louisiana–  August 5-6, 2016 – purchases under $2,500 excludes taxable services, automobiles and meals. Information link: http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/

Maryland – August 14-20, 2016 – applies to clothing and shoes under $100. Information link: http://www.marylandtaxes.com/

Mississippi – July 29 – 30, 2016 – applies to clothing and footwear under $100. Information link: http://www.dor.ms.gov/

Missouri – August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing under $100, school supplies under $50, and  computer equipment under $3,500. Information link: http://dor.mo.gov/

New Mexico – August 5-7, 2016 – applies to all clothing under $100, computers under $1,000, and computer equipment under $500. Information link: http://www.tax.newmexico.gov

Ohio – August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing under $75, school supplies under $20 and instructional material under $20. Information link:  http://www.tax.ohio.gov/

Oklahoma- August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing under $100. Information link: http://www.tax.ok.gov/

South Carolina – August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing, accessories, shoes, school supplies, computers, and computer equipment. No dollar amount listed. Information link: http://www.sctax.org/

Tennessee – July 29 – 31, 2016 – applies to clothing and school supplies under $100 and computers under $1,500. Information link: http://tn.gov/revenue/

Texas – August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing, backpacks and school supplies under $100. Information link: http://comptroller.texas.gov/

Virginia –  August 5-7, 2016 – applies to clothing under $100, and school supplies under $20. Information link: http://www.tax.virginia.gov/

For more specific information, go to The tax admin site here. Their page was last updated on May 19, 2016. 

Amazon.com has  back to school deals by grade. This can be a great resource to compare prices as well as save time, gas and running around with the kids in tow.

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