Friday, August 3, 2012

Tax Free Weekends for 2012 Arriving in August

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Tax free weekends are back. If your shopping for the kids or just yourself it is time to save a little money. Below is the complete list of tax free weekends coming up. You can pick up some items like clothes, school supplies, even computers. So start making your shopping list.

TAX FREE WEEKENDS 2012 LIST:


Alabama Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for certain school supplies, computers, clothing and shoes.
Arkansas Tax Free Weekend: August 4-5th for school supplies, art materials, school materials for teachers, clothing and shoes.
Connecticut Tax Free Weekend: August 19-25th for clothing and shoes under $300 and layaway items that fit requirements, but are paid in full after the 25th.
Florida Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for school supplies up to $15 and clothing up to $75 (individual items, not total of purchase).
Georgia Tax Free Weekend: August 10-11th for clothing up to $100, school supplies up to $20 and computers up to $1,000.
Iowa Tax Free Weekend: August 3-4th for clothing up to $100.
Louisiana Tax Free Weekend: August 3-4th for the first $2,500 of property purchases. Also, September 7-9th for ammunition, firearms and hunting supplies.
Maryland Tax Free Weekend: August 12-18th for clothing and shoes up to $100.
Mississippi Tax Free Weekend: July 27-28th for clothing and shoes up to $100.
Missouri Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for clothing up to $100, computers up to $3,500 and school supplies up to $50.
New Mexico Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for clothing up to $100, computers up to $1,000 and school supplies up to $15.
North Carolina Tax Free Weekend: August 5-7th for clothing up to $100, school supplies up to $100, instructional materials up to $100, computers up to $3,500, other computer accessories up to $200 and sports equipment up to $50. Also, from November 2-4 for all EnergyStar products.
Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for clothing up to $100.
South Carolina Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for clothing, school supplies, computers, linens and bathroom essentials, such as rugs and shower curtains. Also, from November 23-24th for firearms.
Tennessee Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for clothing up to $100, school supplies up to $100 and computers up to $1,500.
Texas Tax Free Weekend: August 17-19th for clothing up to $100 and school supplies up to $100.
Virginia Tax Free Weekend: August 3-5th for clothing up to $100 and school supplies up to $100. Also, from October 5-8th for EnergyStar products up to $2,500.




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