Tax FREE Back to School Shopping Days 2015


Here is a list of states participating in Tax Free days around the back to school shopping season.  Each state has it’s own rules and regulations for what is exempt from taxes.  If you know of a state that is participating, that I do not have listed, let me know:

  • Alabama: August 7 – 9

clothing, computers, school supplies, books

  • Arkansas:  August 1 – 2

 clothing and school supplies

  • Connecticut: August 16 – 22

clothing and footwear

  • Florida: Aug. 7 – Aug. 16.

clothing, footwear, wallets, and bags that costs $100 or less, school supplies that cost $15 or less, and the first $750 of the cost of personal computers and related accessories.

  • Georgia: July 31 – Aug 1

clothing, computers, school supplies

  • Iowa: August 7 – 8


  • Louisiana:  August 7 – 8

All consumer purchases of tangible personal property, other than vehicles subject to license and title and meals including to-go orders. The holiday applies only to the 4 percent state sales tax. It does not apply to sales taxes levied by parishes, municipalities, school boards, and other political subdivisions of the state. (from Louisiana Department of Revenue)

  • Maryland:  August 9 – 15

clothing and footwear

  • Mississippi: July 24 – 25

clothing and footwear

  • Missouri: August 7 – 9

clothing, computers, school supplies

  • New Mexico: August 7 – 9

clothing, computers, school supplies, computer equipment

  • Ohio: August 7 – 9

clothing, school supplies, instructional materials

  • Oklahoma August 7 – 9


  • South Carolina: August 7 – 9

clothing, computers, school supplies, computer equipment,  bath wash clothes, blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, sheet sets, comforter sets, bath towels, shower curtains, bath rugs and mats, pillows, and pillow cases (South Carolina Department of Revenue)

  • Tennessee:  August 7 – 9

clothing, computers, school supplies

  • Texas:  August 7 – 9

clothing, backpacks, school supplies

  • Virginia: August 7 – 9

school supplies and clothing. Energy Star and WaterSense products; Hurricane and emergency preparedness equipment.


Will update this post if additional information becomes available for 2015



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