2015 Back To School List of States Offering Tax Free Holidays!

Recently I posted about the Tax Free Holiday starting this week in Florida. I did some research and found that several other states are holding similar tax free holidays too so that you can get all your back to school shopping done for less!

2015 Tax Free State Holidays

Are you look to save money on your children’s back to school shopping needs? Most tax holidays take place during the month of August to lend parents a hand to get ready for back to school!

Most of these tax-free weeks/weekends include all back to school necessities such as school supplies, clothes, shoes and sometimes even personal computers. Check the list below to see if your state offers a tax-free savings holiday and click on the State links to get more info.

Happy Shopping and Savings!

States Offering a Tax Free Weekend (or Week) in 2015:

Alabama

8/7-8/9
Clothing under $100
School supplies under $50
Books under $30
Computers/computer equipment under $750

Connecticut

8/16 – 8/22
Clothing and shoes under $100 per item

Florida

8/7 – 8/16
Books, clothing, and footwear ($100 or less)
School supplies ($15 or less)
Electronics/Computers/computer equipment under $750

Iowa

8/7 – 8/8
Clothing under $100

Louisiana

8/7 – 8/8 – State tax only
Purchases under $2,500
Excludes the purchase of taxable services, automobiles, and meals

Maryland

8/9 – 8/15
Clothing priced at $100 or less
Footwear priced at $100 or less

Missouri

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing under $100
School supplies under $50
Computer software under $350
Computers/computer equipment under $3,500

New Mexico

8/1-8/3
All clothing and shoes under $100
School supplies under $50
Computers under $3,500
Computer equipment under $500

Ohio

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing under $75
School supplies under $20
Computer software under $350
Computers/computer equipment under $3,500

Oklahoma

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing and shoes
Priced under $100

South Carolina

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing
Accessories
Footwear
School supplies
Computers
Computer equipment

Tennessee

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing under $100
School and art supplies under $100
Computers under $1,500

Texas

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing and footwear under $100
School supplies under $100
Backpacks under $100 for elementary and secondary students

Virginia

8/7 – 8/9
Clothing and footwear under $100
School supplies under $20
Energy star products – $2,500
Hurricane preparedness items – $60
Generators – $1,000

Do you take advantage of the tax free holidays offered by your State?

Mama E

Multitasking mama to 3 living in Miami. Blogging about parenting, lifestyle, cooking and traveling. Covering everything from diapers to dorm rooms. Ask me anything, I've done it all.

Comments (7)

  • In Massachusetts we don’t pay tax on clothing unless it’s like over $500. But I live right next to NH which is 100% tax free on clothing & items except for food thats from eating out.

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    • Mama E

      That’s awesome! Is that exemption provided all year round?

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      • Aw awesome…I wish Indiana was on that list.

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  • We dont have any 🙁 So sad!! Darn you WI!!! Must be a midwest thing, we like our taxes lol :/

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  • I would totally take advantage if my state offered it.

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  • My state is not listed

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    • Mama E

      Which State are you in? I left off some that had already passed. Next year I am going to put the list together sooner.

      Reply

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