Mississippi Changes and Extends Dates for Annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed legislation that makes several changes to the state’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday.

Virginia Extends Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Virginia has enacted legislation that extends the sunset date of the state’s annual sales tax holiday from July 1, 2025 to July 1, 2030.

Sales Tax and Sustainability: Bringing the Focus Back to Our Earth

Who knew sales tax could have an impact on the environment and the world we live in? They do! Learn more…

Key Sales Tax Updates Affecting the Southeastern United States

Picture this: an evolving sales tax landscape throughout the United States where sales tax rules resemble a puzzle, and being up to date on the Southeast region is the missing piece for compliance success.

Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Taking Place August 12-13, 2023

Massachusetts will hold a sales tax holiday on Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13, 2023. On these dates, most retail items up to $2500 purchased in Massachusetts for personal use will be exempt from sales tax.

New Jersey creates an annual sales tax holiday for school supplies, including computers and sports equipment

Retail sellers of school supplies, computers and sports equipment in New Jersey will be eligible for a back-to-school sales tax holiday signed into law on June 30, 2022 as Chapter 21 by the state’s senate and general assembly.

Florida Offering Over One Billion In Tax Relief

On May 6, 2022 the Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis signed HB 7071, offering $1.2 billion in tax relief, by means of gas tax and sales tax holidays.

States Enact Gas Tax Holidays to Provide Taxpayer Relief

In attempts provide relief to taxpayers at the pump, there is a growing trend in 2022 of states passing temporary gas tax holidays to combat inflation and surging fuel prices.

Virginia Temporarily Exempts Personal Protective Equipment from Sales Tax

Virginia adopted an emergency bill exempting personal protective equipment bought for business use from sales tax until further notice.

West Virginia Issues Guidance for Sales Tax Holiday

West Virginia’s Department of Revenue issued guidance for the state’s annual sales tax holiday occurring on August 5 through August 8.

Craig, Alaska Designated November 27, 2021 as a Sales Tax Free Day

Craig, Alaska designated November 27, 2021 as a Sales Tax Free Day to give marketing opportunities to local merchants.

Tennessee One Year Sales Tax Holiday on Gun Safety Devices Begins

Effective from July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2022, Tennessee will have a sales tax holiday exempting retail sales of gun safes and gun safety devices from tax.

Arkansas Includes Electronic Devices for Sales Tax Holiday

Arkansas’ sales tax holiday has been amended to include electronic devices due to the state of emergency during COVID-19.

Tennessee Issues Guidance on One-Time Sales Tax Holidays for 2020

Tennessee has issued guidance on one-time sales tax holidays for 2020.

West Virginia Enacts Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

West Virginia has enacted legislation to create a back-to-school sales tax holiday, effective July 1, 2021.

Mississippi Enacts Changes to Annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday and Creates New Nonprofit Exemptions

Mississippi has enacted legislation that makes changes to the state’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday.

Wisconsin Enacts Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Wisconsin has enacted a back-to-school sales tax holiday that will run from August 1 through August 5, 2018.

Massachusetts Creates Permanent Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Massachusetts enacted a permanent sales tax holiday held annually over a weekend in August beginning in 2019.

Ohio Legislation Creates Permanent Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday

Ohio passed legislation to create a permanent back-to-school sales tax holiday each August.

Upcoming Texas Sales Tax Holiday for Water-Saving and Energy-Saving Products

The annual Texas sales tax holiday for water-saving and energy-saving products will take place May 26-28, 2018.

2018 Tax Holidays Chart

We update our Sales Tax Holidays Chart regularly. Information is updated as states announce dates and participation. On the chart, you can find sales tax holidays by state and get additional details including the tax holiday dates, the type of…

Sales Tax Holidays

Stay updated on what sales tax holidays may be going on in your state! This chart includes information about recent, current, and upcoming sales tax holidays.

Sales Tax FAQs

Explore commonly asked questions about sales and use tax. A great starting place to learn about fundamental sales tax concepts and general applications to business.

Virginia Extends Sunset Date for Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Virginia enacted legislation to extend the sunset date for the state’s annual sales tax holiday for school supplies and clothing, water saving products, and hurricane preparedness items from July 1, 2017 to July 1, 2022.