Alabama Adopts Permanent Sales Tax Holiday

Alabama has provided for an annual sales tax holiday beginning on the first Friday in August and ending the following Sunday. For 2007, the dates are August 3-5. The holiday covers articles of clothing selling for under $100., but does not apply to separately sold belt buckles, costume masks, patches, sewing equipment and supplies, accessories, protective equipment or sports equipment. The holiday also covers purchases of computers, computer supplies and software that sell for under $750, school supplies that sell for under $50, school instructional materials, and books with sales prices of under $30. For our previous news item, click here. (Rule 810-6-3-.65, Alabama Department of Revenue, Effective November 22, 2006)

Posted on February 14, 2007