Tennessee 2016 Sales Tax Holiday Date Change
- May 12, 2016 | Gail Cole
The annual Tennessee sales tax holiday is traditionally held the first Friday in August through the following Sunday. However, due to recent legislative changes, the date has moved forward by one week.
Beginning in 2016, the annual Tennessee sales tax holiday will be held the last Friday in July through the following Sunday. This year’s tax-free period runs from 12:01 a.m., July 29, through 11:59 p.m., July 31.
- Clothing priced at $100 or less
- Computers priced at $1,500 or less
- School supplies priced at $100 or less
For alphabetical lists of exempt and taxable items and answers to frequently asked questions, please see the Tennessee Department of Revenue Sales Tax Holiday page.
Sales tax holidays complicate sales and use tax compliance for retailers selling qualifying items. Yet more than 15 states set to have tax-free periods in 2016.
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