Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Tax Free in 10 States

SALES TAX HOLIDAYS

It's here! Tax Free Weekends for Back-to-School shopping 2009. If you live in or near Alabama, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Iowa, or Louisiana, get ready to start shopping and saving.

Here's the scoop:

August 7 (Friday) to August 9 (Sunday),

In Alabama: Shop sales tax free on clothing under $100, school supplies under $50, books under $30, and computers/accessories under $750.

In Missouri: In participating cities and counties, shop sales tax free on clothing under $100, school supplies under $50 computer software under $350, and computers/accessories under $3,500.

In New Mexico: Shop sales tax free on clothing and shoes under $100, school supplies under $15, computers under $1,000, and computer equipment under $500.

In North Carolina: Shop sales tax free on clothing, footware, and school supplies under $100, sports equipment under $50, computers under $3,500, and computer accessories under $250.

In Oklahoma: Shop sales tax free on clothing and shoes under $100.

In South Carolina: Shop sales tax free on clothing, accessories, shoes, school supplies, computers, and computer equipment.

In Tennessee: Shop sales tax free on clothing under $100, school supplies under $100, and computers under $1,500.

In Virginia: Shop sales tax free on clothing and footwear under $100, and school supplies under $20.

August 7 (Friday) to August 8 (Saturday),

In Iowa: Shop sales tax free on clothing under $100, and shoes under $100.

In Louisiana: Shop sales tax free on purchases under $2,500, excluding services, automobiles, and meals.

Stay tuned to 1 Smart Mama for other upcoming tax free weekends between now and the end of August. Happy shopping!

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