2012 State Sales Tax Holiday

July 27, 2012 | Posted By: Lori Felix | Categorized in: Back to School

Summer is in full swing, but to stretch your back to school dollars a little further, take advantage of tax free dates for back to school shopping that are coming up soon! This list was taken from www.taxadmin.org, you can read more details for your state on their website by searching for " 2012 State Sales Tax Holidays". The site was last updated on July 9, 2012.

Alabama - August 3-5, 2012
Clothing under $100
School supplies under $50
Books under $30
Computer equipment under $750

Arkansas August 4-5, 2012
Clothing and footwear under $100 item
Accessories under $50 per item
School supplies under $50 per item

Connecticut August 19-25, 2012
Clothing and shoes under $300.

Florida August 3-5, 2012
Books, clothing and shoes $75 or less
School supplies under $15.

Georgia August 10-11, 2012
School supplies under $20
Clothing under $100
Computers under $1,000

Iowa August 3-4, 2012
Clothing & shoes under $100

Louisiana- August 3-4, 2012
Purchases under $2,500 excludes taxable services, automobiles and meals.

Maryland- August 12- 18, 2012
Clothing and shoes under $100.

Mississippi July 27-28, 2012
Clothing and shoes under $100.

Missouri August 3-5, 2012
Clothing under $100
School supplies under $50
Computer equipment under $3,500. Not all cities and counties are participating.

New Mexico August 3-5, 2012
Clothing under $100
School supplies under $15
Computers under $1,000

North Carolina August 3-5, 2012
Clothing, footwear, and school supplies under $100
Sports and recreation equipment under $50
Computers under $3,500
Instructional material under $300

Oklahoma- August 3-5, 2012
Clothing under $100

South Carolina August 3-5, 2012
Clothing, accessories, shoes, school supplies, computers, and computer equipment (no dollar amount stated)

Tennessee August 3-5, 2012
Clothing and school supplies under $100
Computers under $1,500.

Texas August 17-19, 2012
Clothing and shoes under $100
School supplies under $100
Backpacks under $100

Virginia August 3-5, 2012
Clothing and shoes under $100
School supplies under $20.


This is a guest post from frugal blogger Lori Felix who writes a blog called More With Less Today. She invites your ideas and comments!
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