TAX-FREE WEEKEND IS COMING. HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Tennessee’s sales tax holiday weekend is coming up.  Tennesseans can get some shopping relief from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 26 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 28.

During the holiday weekend, clothing, school supplies and computers will be available for purchase free of tax. Certain restrictions do apply. Don’t forget that items sold online are also eligible.

“Items must be purchased for personal use, not for business or trade,” the state Department of Revenue said.

Here’s a look at what’s considered tax-free during the holiday:

Clothing:

  • Exempt:
    • General apparel that costs $100 or less per item, such as shirts, pants, socks, shoes, dresses, etc.
  • Not exempt:
    • Apparel items priced at more than $100
    • Items sold together, such as shoes, cannot be split up to stay beneath the $100 maximum
    • Items such as jewelry, handbags, or sports and recreational equipment

School Supplies:

  • Exempt:
    • School and art supplies with a purchase price of $100 or less per item, such as binders, backpacks, crayons, paper, pens, pencils, and rulers, and art supplies such as glazes, clay, paints, drawing pads, and artist paintbrushes
  • Not exempt:
    • School and art supplies individually priced at more than $100
    • Items that are normally sold together cannot be split up to stay beneath the $100 maximum

Computers:

  • Exempt:
    • Computers for personal use with a purchase price of $1,500 or less
    • Laptop computers, if priced at $1,500 or less, also qualify as well as tablet computers
  • Not exempt:
    • Storage media, like flash drives and compact discs
    • Individually purchased software
    • Printer supplies
    • Household appliances
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