2012 State Sales Tax Holiday

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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