Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2018 Dates and Sales! Updated with Tax Free Weekend Dates for Texas, Missouri, Florida, Ohio, Tennessee & More!
Here is the Current list of Back to School Tax Free Weekend Holidays for 2018. Including Texas, Florida, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio, Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and more. A lot of states offer Sales Tax Free Weekends where you can shop for Back to School Supplies and you won’t pay state sales tax on specific items. Each state has a different list of requirements for what is included in the Tax Free Weekend, most states include Clothing, School Supplies, Books, Laptop Computers and more.
You will want to double check this list with your specific state, and be sure to let me know of any other states participating in Tax Free Weekends by leaving a comment below.
When Is Tax Free Weekend?
The 2018 Tax Free Days vary by state, each state sets it’s own dates as well as the items that are available to purchase tax free. Most categories also have a limit of value per item purchased which is something you should be aware of before shopping.
Tax Free Weekend Dates 2018
Here’s a list of Participating States & Dates for 2017:
Alabama Tax Free Weekend – July 20 – 22, 2018
Arkansas Tax Free Weekend – August 4-5, 2018
Connecticut Tax Free Weekend – August 19-25, 2018
Florida Tax Free Weekend – August 3-5, 2018
Georgia Tax Free Weekend – Cancelled for 2018
Iowa Tax Free Weekend, August 3-4, 2018
Louisiana Tax Free Weekend, August 3-4, 2018
Maryland Tax Free Weekend, August 12-18, 2018
Mississippi Tax Free Weekend, July 27-28, 2018
Missouri Tax Free Weekend, August 3-5, 2018
New Mexico Tax Free Weekend, August 3-5, 2018
North Carolina Tax Free Weekend, 2018 – There is no tax free weekend this year in North Carolina.
Ohio Tax Free Weekend, August 3-5, 2018
Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend, August 3-5, 2018
South Carolina Tax Free Weekend, August 3-5, 2018
Tennessee Tax Free Weekend, July 27-29, 2018
Texas Tax Free Weekend, August 10-12, 2018
Virginia Tax Free Weekend, August 3-5, 2018
Wisconsin Tax Free Weekend, August 1-5, 2018
What is Tax Free Weekend?
Here is a general list of the items included and where you can get more information on your specific state’s Tax Free Holiday.
- School Supplies
Here’s a complete list of what is included during Tax Free Days by state:
|State||Items Included & Maximum Cost||2018 Tax Free Dates|
|Alabama||Clothing ($100), Computers ($750), School Supplies ($50), Books ($30)||July 20 - 22, 2018|
|Arkansas||Clothing ($100), School Supplies||August 4-5, 2018|
|Connecticut||Clothing and footwear (Less than $100)||August 19-25, 2018|
|Florida||School Supplies ($15), Clothing ($100), Computers ($750)||August 3-5, 2018|
|Georgia||School Supplies ($20), Clothing $100), Computers ($1000)||Cancelled for 2018|
|Iowa||Clothing ($100)||August 3-4, 2018|
|Louisiana||All Tangible Personal Property - $2,500||August 3-4, 2018|
|Maryland||Clothing & Footwear - Less than $100||August 12-18, 2018|
|Mississippi||Clothing & Footwear - $100 or less per item||July 29-31, 2017|
|Missouri||Clothing ($100), Computers ($1,500), School Supplies ($50)||August 3-5, 2018|
|New Mexico||Clothing ($100), Computers ($1,000), Computer Equipment ($500), School Supplies ($30)||August 3-5, 2018|
|Ohio||Clothing ($75 or less), School Supplies ($20 or less), Instructional Material ($20 or less)||August 3-5, 2018|
|Oklahoma||Clothing - $100||August 3-5, 2018|
|South Carolina||Clothing, School Supplies, Computers||August 3-5, 2018|
|Tennessee||Clothing ($100), School Supplies ($100), Computers ($1,500)||July 27-29, 2018|
|Texas||Cothing, Backpacks and School Supplies- $100||August 10-12, 2018|
|Virginia||Clothing ($100), School Supplies ($20)||August 4-6, 2017|
|Wisconsin||Cothing, Backpacks and School Supplies- $100||August 3-5, 2018|
States Not Participating in Tax Free Weekend
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
Tax Free Online Shopping Days
Most large retailers like Walmart, Amazon, & Target should be included in tax free weekend, That means you can shop online tax free! This may not apply to smaller retailers who typically don’t collect tax in all states, look for special ads and advertisements during the tax free days to know if an online retailer is participating.
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