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.
North Carolina Repeals Annual August Sales Tax Holiday
The North Carolina Department of Revenue has reminded taxpayers that the state’s annual sales tax holiday formerly scheduled in August was repealed by legislation enacted in 2013.
Maryland Institutes Annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday
Maryland has instituted an annual sales tax holiday for Energy Star products beginning in 2011 and moving forward. Purchases of Energy Star products and solar water heaters are exempt from sales and use tax from the Saturday immediately preceding the…
Texas Announces Annual Sales Tax Holiday
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has announced that its annual sales tax holiday will take place on August 19-21, 2011. During the tax holiday, most clothing and footwear priced under $100 are exempt from sales and use tax. In…
Florida Issues FAQs on 2010 Sales Tax Holiday
The Florida Department of Revenue has offered clarification on this year’s sales tax holiday, taking place from August 13 through August 15, 2010. New and used books with a selling price of $50 or less qualify for the sales tax…
Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Enacted
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that provides for a sales tax holiday effective August 14 and August 15, 2010. Many non-business retail items with a selling price of $2500 or less are exempt from sales and use…