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2015 State Sales Tax Holidays

Over 20 states will have a sales tax holiday this year to assist consumers. A sales tax holiday is the temporary reduction or elimination of sales tax.

Below we’ve outlined the states that have scheduled sales tax holidays coming up in 2015. Some states, like Ohio, will have their first sales tax holiday this year. For specific details on each state’s sales tax holiday, visit the corresponding informational link in the right-hand column.

StateDaysItems Included/ Maximum Cost 2015 DatesInformation Links
Alabama3clothing – $100
computers – $750
school supplies – $50
books – $30
August 7-9http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/
Connecticut7clothing and footwear – $100August 16-22http://www.ct.gov/drs/
Florida10school supplies
clothing – $100
supplies – $15
computers – $750
August 7-16http://dor.myflorida.com/
Georgia3energy star/WaterSense products – $1,500 October 2-4http://dor.georgia.gov/
Iowa2clothing – $100August 7-8https://tax.iowa.gov/
Louisiana2all TPP – $2,500August 7-8 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Louisiana3firearms, ammunition and hunting suppliesSeptember 4-6 http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/
Maryland7clothing & footwear-$100August 9-15 http://www.marylandtaxes.com/
Mississippifirearms, ammunitionand hunting suppliesSeptember 4-6 http://www.dor.ms.gov/
Missouri3clothing – $100
computers – $3,500
school supplies – $50
August 7-9 http://dor.mo.gov/
New Mexico3clothing – $100
computers – $1,000
computer equip. – $500
school supplies – $30
August 7-9 http://www.tax.newmexico.gov
Ohio3clothing – $75
school supplies – $20
instructional material – $20
August 7-9 http://www.tax.ohio.gov/
Oklahoma3clothing – $100August 7-9 http://www.tax.ok.gov/
South Carolina3clothing
school supplies
computers
other
August 7-9 http://www.sctax.org/
Tennessee3clothing – $100
school supplies – $100
computers – $1,500
August 7-9 http://tn.gov/revenue/
Texas3clothing, backpacks and school supplies- $100August 7-9 http://comptroller.texas.gov/
Virginia3clothing – $100
school supplies – $20
energy star products – $2,500
hurricane preparedness items – $60
generators – $1,000
August 7-9 http://www.tax.virginia.gov/

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