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Monday, June 30, 2014

Tax Free Back To School Shopping

Two times a year I like to start my shopping as early as possible. Christmas and back to school shopping. Our kids just got outta school like four days ago and I cannot believe that we're already talking about back to school but it's like Christmas coming earlier and earlier each year! 

One of the best weeks to shop are the tax free weeks for more savings! Thanks to More With Less Today for putting together this list of Tax Free Dates for Back to School shopping! For more specific information, go to The tax admin site here.

Alabama - August 1-3, 2014 - applies to clothing under $100, school supplies under $50, books under $30 and computer equipment under $750. Information link: http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/

Arkansas - August 2-3, 2014 , applies to clothing and school supplies under $100. Information link: http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/

Connecticut - August 17-23, 2014 - applies to clothing and shoes under $300. Information link: http://www.ct.gov/drs/

Florida - May 31 - June 8th 2014 - hurricane preparedness equipment - $20 to $50 and generators - $750 Information link: http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/

Florida - August 1-3 2014 back to school applies to clothing under $100, computers under $750 and back to school supplies under $15. Information link: http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/

Georgia - August 1-2, 2014 - applies to school supplies under $20, clothing under $100, and computers under $1,000. Information link:https://etax.dor.ga.gov/

Georgia - October 3-5 for energy star/WaterSense products - $1,500. Information link: https://etax.dor.ga.gov/

Iowa - August 1-2, 2014 - applies to clothing under $100. Information link: http://www.iowaccess.org/tax/

Louisiana- August 1-2, 2014 - purchases under $2,500 excludes taxable services, automobiles and meals. Information link:http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/

Louisiana - September 5-7, 2014 firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies. Information link: http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/

Maryland - August 10-16, 2014 applies to clothing and shoes under $100. Information link: http://www.marylandtaxes.com/

Mississippi - July 25-26, 2014 - applies to clothing and shoes under $100. Information link: http://www.dor.ms.gov/

Missouri - August 1-3, 2014 - applies to clothing under $100, school supplies under $50, and computer equipment under $3,500. Information link: http://www.dor.ms.gov/

New Mexico - August 1-3, 2014 - applies to all clothing under $100, school supplies under $30, computers under $1,000, and computer equipment under $500. Information link: http://www.tax.newmexico.gov

Oklahoma- August 1-3, 2014 - applies to clothing under $100. Information link: http://www.tax.ok.gov/

South Carolina - August 1-3, 2014 - applies to clothing, accessories, shoes, school supplies, computers, and computer equipment no dollar amount listed. Information link: http://www.sctax.org/

Tennessee - August 1-3, 2014 - applies to clothing and school supplies under $100 and computers under $1,500. Information link:http://tn.gov/revenue/

Texas - August August 8-10, 2014 - applies to clothing, backpacks and school supplies under $100. Information link:http://www.window.state.tx.us/

Virginia - August 1-3, 2014 - applies to clothing under $100, and school supplies under $20. Information link:http://www.tax.virginia.gov/

Amazon.com has back to school deals by grade. This can be a great resource to compare prices as well as save time, gas and running around with the kids in tow.

Leah Shumack is the voice behind Clair's Freebies. Born and raised in ski country Western NY where I still live today with my beautiful 8 year old daughter. When I'm not tending to her or out scoping deals I enjoy entering giveaways and trying out new things in the kitchen!

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