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:

StateItems Featuring No Sales Tax 2015 DatesMore Information
AlabamaClothing (up to $100 per item), Computers ($750), School Supplies ($50), Books ($30)August 7-9More Information
ArkansasClothing (up to $100 per item), School SuppliesAugust 1-2More Information
ConnecticutClothing and footwear (up to $300)August 16-22More Information
FloridaSchool Supplies ($15), Clothing (up to $100 per item), Computers ($750)August 7-16More Information
GeorgiaSchool Supplies ($20), Clothing (under $100 per item), Computers ($1000)July 31 – August 1More Information
IowaClothing ($100)August 7-8More Information
LouisianaAll Tangible Personal Property – $2,500August 7-8More Information
MarylandClothing & Footwear ($100 per item or less)August 9-15More Information
MississippiClothing & Footwear ($100 or less per item)August 7-8More Information
MissouriClothing ($100 or less per item), Computers ($3,500), School Supplies ($50)August 7-9More Information
New MexicoClothing (up to $100 per item), Computers ($1,000), Computer Equipment ($500), School Supplies ($30)August 7-9More Information
OklahomaClothing ($100 or less per item)August 7-9More Information
South CarolinaClothing,  School Supplies, ComputersAugust 7-9More Information
TennesseeClothing ($100 or less per item), School Supplies ($100), Computers ($1,500)August 7-9More Information
TexasClothing, Backpacks and School Supplies (under $100 per item)August 7-9More Information
VirginiaClothing ( (under $100 per item)), School Supplies ($20)August 7-9More

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

Will you be taking advantage of the 2015 sales tax holiday?  Tell us if you plan to below and Happy Shopping.

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