Jul
6
2016

2016 Tax Free Weekend for Every State

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This year similar to other years, some states across the United States are offering tax free weekends in order to help parents get ready for the upcoming school year and get their kids the needed essential for the new year.

For kids, there is still many days left of summer vacation and while they may be enjoying their time at the pool, playing video games or watching Netflix, parents still need to be prepared and know what to expect. The list below outlines what dates each of the 17 participating states will have their 2016 tax free weekend.

State Dates Eligible Items / Max Cost
Alabama August 5 – 7 Clothing: $100
Computers: $750
School supplies: $50
Books: $30
Arkansas August 6 – 7 School supplies: No limit
Clothing: $100
Clothing accessories and equipment: $50
Connecticut August 21 – 27 Clothing and footwear: $100
Florida August 5 – 7 School supplies: $15
Clothing: $60
Georgia July 30 – 31 Clothing: $100
School supplies: $20
Computers: $1,000
Iowa August 5 – 6 Clothing and footwear: $100
Maryland August 14 – 20 Clothing and footwear: $100
Massachusetts August 5 – 6 Clothing and footwear: $100
Mississippi July 29 – 30 Clothing and footwear: $100
Missouri August 5 – 7 Clothing: $100
School supplies: $50
Computer software: $350
Computers: $1,500
Computer peripherals: $1,500
Graphing calculators: $150
New Mexico August 5 – 7 School supplies: $30
Clothing: $100
Computers: $1,000
Computer equipment: $500
Ohio August 5 – 7 Clothing: $75
School supplies: $20
School instructional material: $20
Oklahoma August 5 – 7 Clothing: $100
South Carolina August 5 – 7 Clothing and accessories: No limit
School supplies: No limit
Computers and accessories: No limit
Bed and bath items: No limit
Tennessee July 29 – 31 Clothing: $100
School supplies: $100
Computers: $1,500
Texas August 5 – 7 Clothing and footwear: $100
Backpacks: $100
School supplies: $100
Virginia August 5 – 7 Clothing and footwear: $100
School supplies: $20

For the states of Florida and Oklahoma, we could not find a specific link from the Department of Revenue website, but numerous websites related to tax free weekends have reported the above information, therefore we have decided to summarize their reporting into what you see above.

See anything that’s unclear? Please be sure to let us know in the comment section below.

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