Back to School Tax Free Weekend Dates For 2018

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Here is the list that has been released so far, for the annual back to school tax free weekend for 2018. Make sure and check the details which may vary by state.

Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend, What Merchandise is included?

Sales of any article of clothing or footwear designed to be worn on or about the human body and the sales price of the article is less than one hundred dollars ($100) are exempt. This does not apply to the sale of any accessories, special clothing or footwear primarily designed for athletic activity or protective use that is not normally worn except when used for athletic activity or protective use, or to the rental of clothing or footwear.

What if a retailer has a “bogo”—buy one, get one free sale?
The total price of items in the “bogo” cannot be averaged to qualify both items for the exemption. The exemption depends on the actual price paid for each item.

 

The total price of items in the “bogo” cannot be averaged to qualify both items for the exemption. The exemption depends on the actual price paid for each item.

We wanted to share the full list of tax exempt clothing items. Click link for more info.

  • Aprons, household and shop
  • Athletic supporters
  • Baby receiving blankets
  • Bathing suits and caps
  • Beach capes and coats
  • Belts and suspenders
  • Boots
  • Coats and jackets
  • Costumes
  • Diapers, children and adult, including disposable diapers
  • Ear muffs
  • Footlets
  • Formal wear
  • Garters and garter belts
  • Girdles
  • Gloves and mittens for general use
  • Hats and caps
  • Hosiery
  • Insoles for shoes
  • Lab coats
  • Neckties
  • Overshoes
  • Pantyhose
  • Rainwear
  • Rubber pants
  • Sandals
  • Scarves
  • Shoes and shoe laces
  • Slippers
  • Sneakers
  • Socks and stockings
  • Steel toed shoes
  • Underwear
  • Uniforms, athletic and non-athletic
  • Wedding apparel

Tax Free Weekends

Head over here to see what your state includes in the Tax Free event, or see below.

Although having no sales tax doesn't seem like much, retailers actually plan sales around these dates! So yes in Oklahoma we can save that 8% or so on the tax, but we will see huge sales going.  Stores also use this as a weekend to get rid of summer apparel, and local restaurants may even offer deals and coupons since they know people are out!

So if you are a frugal back to school shopper like me, plan to get out and shop!  See your list below:

Alabama Tax Free Weekend: (over) 7-20 to 7-22
Arkansas Tax Free Weekend: 8-4 to 8-5
Connecticut Tax Free Weekend: 8-19 to 8-25
Florida Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5
Iowa Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-4
Louisiana Tax Free Weekend: 8-4 to 8-5
Maryland Tax Free Weekend: 8-12 to 8-18
Mississippi Tax Free Weekend: 7-27 to 7-28
Missouri Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5
New Mexico Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5
Ohio Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5
Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5
South Carolina Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5
Tennessee Tax Free Weekend: 7-27 to 7-29
Texas Tax Free Weekend: 8-10 to 8-12
Virginia Tax Free Weekend: 8-3 to 8-5

Thanks, DealNews.com!

 If you don't see your state here or think the date may be incorrect, please check with your local news and/or retailers! Happy Shopping!

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