West Virginia establishes back-to-school tax holiday.

In West Virginia, a three-day exemption from sales tax on purchases of clothes and school supplies, as well as computers under $750 and computer accessories costing less than $100. However, some conditions and exceptions may apply to make items subject to tax. The West Virginia State Tax Department has provided definitions and examples of specific sales situations. The holiday begins on August 1, 2003 and runs through August 3, 2003. (S.B. 107, Laws 2003, effective June 5, 2003)

Posted on March 15, 2003