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Its time for tax-free shopping days! Every year during the summertime, States provide Sales Tax Holidays, so that parents can buy back to school supplies, clothing, school items, footwear, computers, and other items on select dates without having to pay sales tax.

Big brands such as Amazon, Walmart, and Target also allow customers to shop online without adding sales tax! The states Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon doesn’t have a sales tax. Not every town and county will participate in the sales tax holidays, nor will every item be tax-free.

Tax holidays 2020

Here is a rundown of states offering back-to-school tax-free shopping dates in 2020:

Alabama sales tax weekend

Dates: July 17-19

What’s tax-free:

Arkansas sales tax holiday

Dates: August 1-2

What’s tax-free:

Connecticut tax-free week

Dates: August 6-22

What’s tax-free: Clothing and footwear, less than $100

Florida sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax free:

Iowa sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-8

What’s tax-free: Clothing and footwear, less than $100

Maryland tax-free week

Dates: August 9-15

What’s tax-free:

Massachusetts sales tax holiday

Dates: August 29-30

What’s tax-free: Almost everything that costs up to $2,500. In Massachusetts, there is no sales tax on clothes less than $175 year round.

Mississippi sales tax holiday

Dates: July 31-August 1

What’s tax-free: Clothing, footwear, and school supplies, less than $100 per item

Missouri sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free:

  • Clothing: Up to $100
  • School supplies: Not to exceed $50 per purchase
  • Personal computers: Up to $1,500
  • Computer software: Up to $350
  • Graphing calculators: Up to $150

New Mexico tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free:

Ohio sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free:

Oklahoma sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free: Clothing and footwear, less than $100

South Carolina sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free: 

  • Clothing: No limit
  • School supplies: No limit
  • Computers, computer parts and accessories, printers, ink: No limit
  • Books and musical instruments: Tax-free if “used for school assignments.”
  • Bed and bath: No limit, includes blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, towels, etc

Tennessee sales tax holiday

Dates: July 31-August 2

What’s tax-free: 

Texas sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free: 

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100
  • School supplies and backpacks: Less than $100

Virginia sales tax holiday

Dates: August 7-9

What’s tax-free: 

  • Clothing and footwear: $100 or less
  • School supplies: $20 or less
  • Hurricane and emergency preparedness products: Portable generators up to $1,000; gas-powered chainsaws $350 or less; other specified hurricane preparedness items, $60 or less per item.
  • Energy Star and WaterSense products: $2,500 or less per item

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