2015 Tax Free Week Update: State-By-State Dates, Items & More

2015 Tax Free Week Update: State-By-State Dates, Items & More

The 2015 Sales Tax holiday-  a tax free weekend (or week) on Back-to-School items and more is set to begin in the next 2-3 weeks and News For Shoppers has everything you need to know.

The holiday usually occurs between July and September and each state has their own limits, time frame and items with no sales tax.

Not all states participate, so check back with us as we will update the list as new states announce they are joining (Massachusetts is currently debating the issue, but is expected to join).

Here is the current list of states participating, along with the dates, items included and a link to each states official site for more details:

State Items Featuring No Sales Tax  2015 Dates More Information
Alabama Clothing (up to $100 per item), Computers ($750), School Supplies ($50), Books ($30) August 7-9 More Information
Arkansas Clothing (up to $100 per item), School Supplies August 1-2 More Information
Connecticut Clothing and footwear (up to $300) August 16-22 More Information
Florida School Supplies ($15), Clothing (up to $100 per item), Computers ($750) August 7-16 More Information
Georgia School Supplies ($20), Clothing (under $100 per item), Computers ($1000) July 31 – August 1 More Information
Iowa Clothing ($100) August 7-8 More Information
Louisiana All Tangible Personal Property – $2,500 August 7-8 More Information
Maryland Clothing & Footwear ($100 per item or less) August 9-15 More Information
Mississippi Clothing & Footwear ($100 or less per item) August 7-8 More Information
Missouri Clothing ($100 or less per item), Computers ($3,500), School Supplies ($50) August 7-9 More Information
New Mexico Clothing (up to $100 per item), Computers ($1,000), Computer Equipment ($500), School Supplies ($30) August 7-9 More Information
Oklahoma Clothing ($100 or less per item) August 7-9 More Information
South Carolina Clothing,  School Supplies, Computers August 7-9 More Information
Tennessee Clothing ($100 or less per item), School Supplies ($100), Computers ($1,500) August 7-9 More Information
Texas Clothing, Backpacks and School Supplies (under $100 per item) August 7-9 More Information
Virginia Clothing ( (under $100 per item)), School Supplies ($20) August 7-9 More

Remember to check back for an updated list and  follow all my latest consumer news reports on Twitter!

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