North Carolina announces sales tax holiday.

From Friday, August 6th, through Sunday, August 8th, clothing, footwear, and school supplies costing $100 or less per item, athletic equipment costing $50 or less per item, and computers costing $3,500 or less per item will be exempt from North Carolina sales tax. However, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, protective equipment, furniture, and items used in a business will not be included in the exemption. In addition, vendors who sell computers during this period costing $1,000 or more must complete and retain Form E-599H, the North Carolina Sales Tax Holiday Exemption Certificate, for the exemption. (G.S. 105-164.13.C, effective October 1, 2003)

Posted on July 28, 2004