Back to School Tax Free Holidays for 2015

If you have multiple children to buy for, back to school shopping can be an expensive undertaking. Knowing when (or if) your state participates in a back-to-school tax-free holiday can help tremendously. We’ve got the latest back to school tax free holidays for 2015 listed below for you.

Back to School Tax Free Shopping Days

July 31 to August 1

Georgia – school supplies clothing $100, supplies $20, computers $1,000

Mississippi – clothing and footwear $100

August 1 to August 2

Arkansas – clothing $100, school supplies

August 7 to August 8

Iowa – clothing $100

Louisiana – all TPP (tangible personal property) up to $2,500

August 7 to August 9

Alabama – clothing ($100), computers ($750), school supplies ($50), books ($30)

Missouri – clothing ($100), computers ($3,500), school supplies ($50)

New Mexico – clothing ($100), computers ($1,000), computer equipment ($500), school supplies ($30)

Ohio – clothing ($75), school supplies ($20), instructional material ($20)

Oklahoma – clothing ($100)

South Carolina – clothing, school supplies, computers, other

Tennessee – clothing ($100), school supplies ($100), computers ($1,500)

Texas – clothing, backpacks and school supplies ($100)

Virginia – clothing ($100), school supplies ($20)

August 7 to August 16

Florida – school supplies – clothing ($100), supplies ($15), computers ($750)

August 9 to August 15

Maryland – clothing and footwear ($100)

August 16 to August 22

Connecticut – clothing and footwear ($100)

Click on each state to view detailed information about the tax-free shopping days and what is permissible and what is not. Be sure to check with your local stores for sales during these dates as well to maximize your savings!

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2 Comments

  1. These tax-free days are such a big help because you have so many expenses at the beginning of a school year.

    • I agree Cheryl! Even with my eldest doing Virtual Virginia this year – just school fees, materials and clothing alone for the two boys I’m looking at every bit of about $300 to $400 for the two of them.

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