15+ Tax-Free Weekends 2016 for Back to School Savings!


Save Money on Back to School With 15+ Tax-Free Weekends 2016 | thegoodstuff

Does your back to school shopping spree include your state’s tax-free weekend? If not, it totally should!

Many states offer tax-free weekends toward the end of July and in August to give parents a big break on their back to school shopping. Before you stock up on paper, pencils, backpacks, and new shoes, look to see when your state is offering a tax-free weekend, what items are eligible for the tax break, and if there are any restrictions.

Dates and eligible items may change each year, so stay tuned here for next year’s list of tax-free weekends!

Is your state not listed or did you already miss your tax-free weekend? Don’t worry, you can still save with this year’s back to school deals — like this offer from Discount School Supply to save 20% on classroom favorites + free shipping on all stock orders over $99 with code CLASSRM! (Exp. 8/15)

Tax-Free Weekends 2016

Shopping for teens or maybe yourself? If you order online at Express and your order qualifies for your state’s tax-free weekend, they’ll adjust your order and ensure the discounted amount is reflected in your order and shipping confirmation!

Alabama

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing: Less than $100 per item
  • Computers, computer software, and school computer supplies: A single purchase with a sales price of $750 or less
  • School supplies, school art supplies & school instructional materials: Sales price of $50 or less, per item (noncommercial purchases)
  • Books: Sales price of $30 or less per book (noncommercial purchases)

Arkansas

Dates: August 6-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing: Less than $100 per item
  • Clothing accessory or equipment: Less than $50 per item
  • School supplies, school art supplies, and school instructional materials

Connecticut

Dates: August 21-27, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item

Florida

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing, footwear, and accessories: less than $60 per item
  • School supplies: Less than $15 per item

Georgia

Dates: July 30-31, 2016

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item

Dates: September 30 – October 2, 2016

  • Energy Star products: Less than $1,500 per item
  • WaterSense products: Less than $1,500 per item

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Iowa

Dates: August 5-6, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: less than $100 per item

Louisiana

Dates: August 5-6, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • First $2,500 of the purchase price on most items (“tangible personal property for non-business use”)

Maryland

Dates: August 14-20, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item

Mississippi

Dates: July 29-30, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item

Missouri

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing: Less than $100 per item
  • School supplies: Less than $50 per purchase
  • Computer software: Less than $350
  • Computer peripheral devices: Less than $1,500
  • Graphing calculators: Less than $150

New Mexico

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item
  • Computers: Less than $1,000
  • Computer hardware: Less than $500
  • School supplies: Less than $30 per item

Ohio

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing: Less than $75 per item
  • School supplies and school instructional materials: Less than $20 per item

Oklahoma

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item

South Carolina

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing, accessories and footwear
  • School supplies
  • Computers, printers and printer supplies, and computer software
  • Blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, comforter sets, bath towels, shower curtains, and pillows

Tennessee

Dates: July 29-31, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing: Less than $100
  • School supplies: Less than $100
  • Computers: Less than $1,500

Texas

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

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

Virginia

Dates: August 5-7, 2016

Eligible Items:

  • Clothing and footwear: Less than $100 per item
  • School supplies: Less than $20 per item
  • Portable generators: Less than $1,000 per item
  • Gas-powered chainsaws: Less than $350 per item
  • Chainsaw accessories: Less than $60 per item
  • Other hurricane preparedness products: Less than $60 per item
  • Qualifying Energy Star and WaterSense items: Less than $2,500

And, don’t forget there is no sales tax year-round in Delaware, Montana, Oregon, and New Hampshire!


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