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Buy more for less with state sales tax free savings on back-to-school items. Find out if your state is offering, plus check out my shopping tips.

This weekend kicks off multiple Back To School Tax Free Weekend & Sales across the USA. A chance for parents and grandparents to shop for back to school supplies, without having to pay taxes on those purchases. Check out which states are participating and what items qualify as “Tax Free” in your State!

Back To School Tax Free Weekend & Sales Tips 2016!

Here is the current list of Back to School Tax Free Weekend Holidays for 2016!! This is a great time to take advantage of shopping for school supplies without having to pay for tax. Each state does have a different list of requirements for what is included in their specific Tax Free Weekend. Keep in mind, that most states include clothing, school supplies, books, computers and more.  If your state does not sponsor a tax free weekend, consider driving to a nearby state that does.

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Prior to heading out we recommend that you make a list of items that are required by your child/grandchild’s school so that you know exactly what you need. If you know that your child will be wearing certain name brand clothing such as Old Navy or Aeropostale, be sure to print off coupons Prior to heading out the door.

This is also a great time to stock up on home office supplies, additional school supplies for stocking stuffers and gift bag/basket additions for Christmas and impromptu birthday gifts for your kids friends that will inevitably pop up throughout the course of the school year.

States Offering a Tax Free Weekend (or Week) in 2016:

State 2016 Dates More Information Additional Information
Alabama August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/”>More Information</a>
Arkansas August 6 – 7 <a href=”http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/Pages/default.aspx”>More Information</a>
Connecticut August 21 – 27 <a href=”http://www.ct.gov/”>More Information</a>
Florida August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/”>More Information</a>
Georgia July 30 – 31 <a href=”https://etax.dor.ga.gov/”>More Information</a>
Iowa August 5 – 6 <a href=”http://www.iowa.gov/tax/”>More Information</a>
Louisiana August 5 – 6 <a href=”http://www.revenue.louisiana.gov/”>More Information</a>
Maryland August 14 – 20 <a href=”http://www.marylandtaxes.com/”>More Information</a>
Mississippi TBA <a href=”http://www.dor.ms.gov/”>More Information</a>
Missouri August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://dor.mo.gov/”>More Information</a>
New Mexico August 5- 7 <a href=”http://www.tax.newmexico.gov/Pages/TRD-Homepage.aspx”>More Information</a>
North Carolina <a href=”http://www.dornc.com/”>More Information</a> Repealed it’s tax free weekend for 2016
Oklahoma August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://www.tax.ok.gov/”>More Information</a>
South Carolina August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://www.sctax.org/default.htm”>More Information</a>
Tennessee August 29 – 31 <a href=”http://tn.gov/revenue/”>More Information</a>
Texas August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://tn.gov/revenue/”>More Information</a>
Virginia August 5 – 7 <a href=”http://www.tax.virginia.gov/site.cfm?alias=STHoliday”>More Information</a>

Now if your state does not offer a tax free savings day and weekend you might want to consider going to a neighboring state so that you take part. Or contact your local state representative.Other Money Savings TipsNatural & Organic Coupon Round UpThe Do’s & Don’t to Thrift store shoppingHow To Find Target Clearance Bargainspinterest image for pop up


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