Sales Tax Resources & Updates

Bookmark this page, because it’ll be your vault for all things sales and use tax! Here you’ll find quick-reference charts, in-depth whitepapers, helpful tools, legislative updates, directories, FAQs and more.

How to Use This Page: Simply scroll to browse all our sales tax resources that you can use in your job today. You can refine your search by topic and/or jurisdiction or search by keyword. For a handy chart of key sales tax facts by state, select a jurisdiction.

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Featured Resources

Coronavirus Tax Filing Relief & Resources

List of resources to help tax professionals navigate the impact of the coronavirus. Many states are offering tax filing relief to taxpayers by extending deadlines and in some cases, penalty and interest relief.

Economic Nexus State Guide

Key information such as effective dates, thresholds, and includable sales for out-of-state sellers making sales into states that have enacted economic nexus legislation both before and after the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision.

Remote Seller Resources

Comprehensive list of resources for remote sellers following the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision – including state notices, videos, articles, training opportunities, and more.

Helpful Links

We’ve gathered some websites that may be helpful in finding answers to your sales tax questions or addressing your sales tax needs.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Massachusetts Creates Permanent Annual Sales Tax Holiday

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

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Department of Revenue has reminded taxpayers that the state’s annual sales tax holiday formerly scheduled in August was repealed by legislation enacted in 2013.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

Texas to hold annual sales tax holiday.

Clothing and footwear under $100 will be exempt from sales tax in Texas from August 6-8, 2004. Consumers may also use lay-away plans to take advantage for the tax holiday. Accessories and items intended strictly for athletic use will not…

Texas to hold annual sales tax holiday.

Clothing and footwear under $100 will be exempt from sales tax in Texas from August 6-8, 2004. Consumers may also use lay-away plans to take advantage for the tax holiday. Accessories and items intended strictly for athletic use will not…

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.

Texas Discusses Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts issued a newsletter that discusses, among other things, the annual Memorial Day weekend Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday. The 2010 Holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 29, and end at 11:59…

District of Columbia Announces Sales Tax Holiday Dates

The District of Columbia has announced that its sales tax holiday on clothing will run from November 24 to December 3, 2006. The sales tax holiday provides an exemption for clothing, accessory items or shoes that cost $100 or less…

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Period Changed to August 17-19

Texas Comptroller announced that recently passed legislation has changed the dates for the annual three-day Texas sales tax holiday on clothing and footwear to begin on the third Friday in August; thus it will now occur on August 17-19, 2007,…

Georgia Enacts Sales Tax Holiday

From August 2-5, 2007, Georgia will offer a sales tax holiday whereby certain noncommercial items for personal use will be exempt from sales tax. The holiday covers clothing and footwear (up to $100 per item), but excludes clothing accessories, jewelry,…

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…

Florida Legislature Does Not Provide 2009 Sales Tax Holiday

Due to budget restrictions, Florida did not pass legislation that would provide a sales tax holiday relief period for back-to-school supplies. Nor did the State pass any bills that would allow a sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness. The failed…

Tennessee Enacts Annual Sales Tax Holiday For Selected Items

Beginning on the first Friday of each August and ending at the subsequent Sunday, the State of Tennessee will initiate an annual sales tax holiday. As part of this holiday, clothing and school supplies valued at less than one-hundred dollars…

Illinois Enacts Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Illinois has enacted a sales tax holiday effective August 6 through August 15, 2010 applying to qualifying school supplies, clothing and footwear. The state retailer’s sales and use tax rate will be reduced from 6.25% to 1.25% on qualifying items.…

Connecticut Weatherization Sales Tax Holiday

Connecticut is offering a sales and use tax exemption for energy-efficient, weatherization products, effective June 1, 2006 though June 30, 2007. The exemption is applicable for various sales and purchases including: 1) sales made by Connecticut retailers, 2) sales made…

North Carolina enacts sales tax holiday.

North Carolina has an enacted a sales and use tax holiday effective from August 1, 2003 through August 3, 2003. Items which are to be exempt are clothing, footwear, and school supplies under $100. Sporting goods are also exempt as…