Sales Tax Holidays 2019

Sales Tax Holidays are valid in stores and online during the dates specified. Online order taxes are computed based on the delivery address.
Sales tax holiday participation and rate subject to change and may vary by local city, county, or district. See store for details.

State Start Date End Date Eligible Items
Alabama 7/19/2019 7/21/2019 1. Clothing - $100 or less per article
*Excluding accessories and protective, sport, or recreational equipment
2. Computers, Computer Software, & School Computer Supplies - a single purchase of $750 or less
*Excluding furniture; any systems, devices, software, peripherals designed or intended primarily for recreational use; or video games of a non-educational nature
3. Noncommercial school supplies, school art supplies, & school instructional material - $50 or less per item
4. Noncommercial books - $30 or less per item
*Excluding magazines, newspapers, periodicals, & other document printed / offered in non-bound form)
Note: Local sales tax may apply as not all counties and municipalities are participating in the sales tax holiday so county, city, and district tax may still apply to qualifying purchases."
Arkansas 8/3/2019 8/4/2019 1. Clothing and footwear – less than $100 per item
2. Clothing accessories and equipment – less than $50 per item
3. School supplies, school art supplies, and school instructional materials
Connecticut 8/18/2019 8/24/2019 1. Clothing and footwear – Less than $100 per item
*Excluding clothing accessories and protective or athletic clothing
Florida 8/2/2019 8/6/2019 1. Clothing, wallets, or bags – $60 or less per item.
*Including handbags, backpacks, fanny packs, & diaper bags.
*Excluding briefcases, suitcases, & other garment bags, watches, watchbands, jewelry, umbrellas, &handkerchiefs
2. Footwear – $60 or less per item. swim fins, roller blades, & skates School supplies – $15 or less per item. computers or personal computer–related accessories (for noncommercial use) – $1,000 or less per item.
*Including electronic book readers, laptops, desktops,handhelds,tablets, or tower computers; keyboards, mice, personal digital assistants, monitors, other peripheral devices, modems, routers,and nonrecreational software
*Excluding cellphones, video game consoles, digital media receivers, or devices that are not primarily designed to process data; furniture or systems, devices, software, or peripherals that are designed or intended primarily for recreational use
Georgia N/A N/A Not participating in 2019
Iowa 8/2/2019 8/3/2019 1. Clothing and footwear – less than $100 per item
*Excluding watches, watchbands, jewelry, umbrellas, handkerchiefs, sporting equipment, skis, swim fins, roller blades, skates, & any special clothing or footwear designed primarily for athletic activity or protective use & not usually considered appropriate for everyday wear
Maryland 8/11/2019 8/17/2019 1. Clothing & footwear – $100 or less per item
*Excluding accessories
2. Backpacks – the first $40
Mississippi 7/26/2019 7/27/2019 All consumer purchases of clothing, footwear, & school supplies with sales prices of less than $100.00 per article.
Missouri 8/2/2019 8/4/2019 1. Clothing – $100 or less per item
*Excluding watches, watchbands, jewelry, handbags, handkerchiefs, umbrellas, scarves, ties, headbands, & belt buckles
2. School supplies – $50 or less per PURCHASE
3. Computer Software – $350 or less per item
4. Computers/computer peripheral devices – $1,500 or less
5. Graphing calculators – $150 or less per item

Note: Local sales tax may apply as not all counties and municipalities are participating in the sales tax holiday so county, city, and district tax may still apply to qualifying purchases.
New Mexico 8/2/2019 8/4/2019 1. Clothing and footwear items – less than $100 per item
*Excluding accessories, athletic or protective clothing or footwear
2. Desktop, laptop, or notebook computers – $1,000 or less per item
3. Certain related computer hardware – $500 or less per item
4. School supplies – less than $30 per item
5. Backpacks (for school), maps, & globes – less than $100 per item
6. Calculators – less than $200 per item
Ohio 8/2/2019 8/4/2019 1. Clothing – $75 or less per item
2. School Supplies – $20 or less per item
3. School Instructional Materials – $20 or less per item

Note: Items used in a trade or business are not exempt under the sales tax holiday.
Oklahoma 8/2/2019 8/4/2019 1. Clothing and footwear – less than $100 per item
*Excluding accessories, special clothing or footwear primarily designed for athletic activity or protective use that is not normally worn except when used for athletic activity or protective use, or to the rental of clothing or footwear
South Carolina 8/2/2019 8/4/2019 1. Clothing, certain clothing accessories, & footwear
*Including hats, scarves, hosiery, & handbags
*Excluding rentals, jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, wallets, & watches
2. School supplies
3. Computers, printers and printer supplies & computer software
4. Certain bed and bath items
*Including bath wash clothes, blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, sheet sets, comforter sets, bath towels, shower curtains, bath rugs and mats, pillows, & pillow cases
Tennessee 7/26/2019 7/28/2019 1. Clothing – $100 or less per item
*Excluding items such as jewelry, handbags, or sports and recreational equipment
2. School Supplies & School Art Supplies – $100 or less per item
3. Computers – $1,500 or less per item
*Including laptops as well as tablets, iPads, etc. for personal use
*Excluding all video game consoles; electronic readers (Kindles, Nooks, etc.); all computer printers, supplies, & parts

NOTE: Items purchased for business or trade us are excluded.
Texas 8/9/2019 8/11/2019 1. Clothing and footwear – less than $100 per item
*Including student backpacks
*Excluding accessories, athletic or protective clothing, and rentals of clothing or footwear
2. Most School Supplies – less than $100 per item
Virginia 8/2/2019 8/4/2019 1. Energy Star & WaterSense products purchased for noncommercial home or personal use – $2,500 or less per item
2. Clothing and footwear – $100 or less per item
3. School Supplies – $20 or less per item
4. Portable generators – $1,000 or less per item
5. Gas-powered chainsaws – $350 or less per item
6. Chainsaw accessories – $60 or less per item
7. Other hurricane preparedness items – $60 or less per item
Mississippi - 2nd Amendment 8/30/2019 9/1/2019 Sales Tax is not due during the holiday on the sale of firearms, ammunition, & certain hunting supplies.

Note: "Hunting" supplies are the following items when used for hunting: archery equipment, firearm & archery cases, firearm & archery accessories, hearing protection, holsters, belts & slings. The sale of general hunting supplies are not exempt. Hunting supplies does not include animals used for hunting.