Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Tax Free in 9 States

SALES TAX HOLIDAYS

It's here! Tax Free Weekends for Back-to-School shopping 2010. If you live in or near Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or Maryland, get ready to start shopping and saving.

Here's the scoop:

August 6 - August 7 (Friday and Saturday)

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

August 6 - August 8 (Friday - Sunday)

In Missouri: Shop sales tax free on clothing under $100, school supplies under $50, computer software under $300, and computers under $3500.

In New Mexico
: Shop sales tax free on clothing and shoes under $100, school supplies under $15, computer supplies under $500, and computers under $1000.

In North Carolina: Shop sales tax free on clothing, shoes, and school supplies under $100, sports equipment under $50, computer supplies under $250, and computers under $3500.

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

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

In Tennessee: Shop sales tax free on clothing under $100, school supplies under $100, and computers under $1500.

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

August 8 - August 14 (Sunday - Saturday)

In Maryland: Shop sales tax free - see this government bulletin (PDF) for details.

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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