Avalara Taxrates > Blog > Sales Tax News > Puerto Rico Sales Tax Holiday Starts Soon - Avalara

Puerto Rico Sales Tax Holiday Starts Soon

  • Jan 12, 2015 | Gail Cole

 Puerto Rico, January 16 & 17, 2015.

A reminder that Puerto Rico’s tax-free period begins at 12:01 a.m. on January 16 and concludes at midnight on January 17, 2015. It provides a brief respite from Puerto Rico sales tax for school uniforms and school supplies.

Additional information, including a complete list of qualifying items, is available here.

Sales tax holidays are a boon for shoppers but complicate tax compliance for retailers. Learn how automated sales tax software as a service (SaaS) can help.

photo credit: RustyClark (hottnfunkyradio.com) via photopin cc


Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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.