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2014 Summer Sales Tax Holidays


 Summer vacation, summer sales tax holidays.

Updated, 8.6.14

Summer means tax-free shopping for many Americans, thanks to numerous sales tax holidays. Is your business ready for them?

June sales tax holidays

Florida: emergency preparedness supplies, June 1-8.

July sales tax holidays

Mississippi: clothing and footwear, July 25-26.

August sales tax holidays

Alabama: clothing and school supplies, August 1-3.

Arkansas: clothing and school supplies, August 2-3.

Connecticut: clothing and footwear, August 17-23

Florida: clothing and school supplies, August 1-3.

Georgia: clothing and school supplies, August 1-2.

Iowa: clothing and footwear, August 1-2.

Louisiana: annual sales tax holiday, August 1-2.

Maryland: clothing and footwear, August 10-16.

Massachusetts: many goods costing less than $2,500, August 16-17

Missouri: clothing and school supplies, August 1-3.

New Mexico: clothing and footwear, computers, school supplies, August 1-3

Oklahoma: clothing and footwear, August 1-3.

South Carolina: clothing and footwear, August 1-3.

Tennessee: clothing and school supplies, August 1-3.

Texas: clothing and school supplies, August 8-10.

Virginia: clothing and school supplies, August 1-3.

The above lists reflects current data but note that some states have not yet released information about 2014 sales tax holidays.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.