Every year, Tennessee offers a tax holiday beginning the first Friday of August and ending Sunday night. This year, tax free weekend will begin on Friday, August 3 at12:01am and end on Sunday, August 5 at 11:59pm. Here are some things to keep in mind:
- All clothing with a price of $100 or less per item is tax free. This includes jackets, school uniforms, jeans, and all other clothing. It does not include accessories such as jewelry and bags.
- All school supplies with a price of $100 or less per item is tax free. This includes art supplies, backpacks, lunch boxes, and any other supplies. It does not include instructional materials, such as textbooks.
- All computers with a price tag of less $1500 are tax free. This includes laptops, desktops and tablets and their included equipment. It does not include additional software, storage devices, e-readers, printers, etc.
Make sure to take advantage of this weekend! I’m sure stores will be packed, so plan to go early. For more information on what is exempt and what is not, click here.