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10 States Declare ‘Tax Holidays’ For Back-To-School Shopping.

Until midnight this Sunday August 8th, visit K1047.com to enter our national contest to win a $1500 shopping spree. Back to school is upon us in just a few short weeks so extra cash comes in handy right?  Need to get your back-to-school shopping done? This might be the weekend to do it tax-free.

10 states have declared a two-day ‘tax holiday’, ditching sales tax for clothing and school supplies. The following states kick off the tax holiday on Friday: Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Arkansas will begin its tax holiday on Saturday, and Maryland will start on Sunday.  Florida is also in the middle of a 10-day tax holiday that runs through Tuesday.   How much do you spend each year on back-to-school shopping?  Should clothing and school supplies be tax-free year round?

Back to School Shopping

Florida's 10 day tax free holiday lets moms and dads avoid paying sales taxes on back to school items such as clothes, notebooks, and even computers.