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