August 2018 Tax-Free Holidays

With the upcoming school year looming, many are looking for an easy way to save money while stocking up on needed school supplies. Thankfully, many states offer annual tax-free holidays in August to help families prepare to send their children off to school. As this month comes to a close, Connecticut, Maryland, and Texas are the remaining states to offer various savings. Consumers’ Research has compiled the list below from shopping and savings website DealNews.com.

StateDatesDetails
ConnecticutAugust 19 – 25Clothing and Footwear: $100 per item
MarylandAugust 12 – 18Clothing and Footwear: $100 per item

Backpacks: First $40 of purchase

TexasAugust 10 – 12Clothing and Footwear: $100 per item

Backpacks: $100

School Supplies: $100

FloridaAugust 3 – 5School Supplies: $15 per item
Clothing: $60 per item
IowaAugust 3 – 4Clothing and Footwear: $100 per item
MississippiJuly 27 – 28Clothing and Footwear: $100
MissouriAugust 3 – 5Clothing: $100 per item
School Supplies: $50 per purchase
Software: $350
Computers: $1,500
Computer Peripherals: $1,500
Graphing Calculators: $150
New MexicoAugust 3 – 5Clothing, Footwear, and Accessories: $100 per item
Computers: $1,000
Computer Accessories: $500
School Supplies: $30
OhioAugust 3 – 5Clothing: $75 per item
School Supplies: $20 per item
School Instructional Material: $20 per item
OklahomaAugust 3 – 5Clothing and Footwear: $100
South CarolinaAugust 3 – 5Clothing, Footwear, and Accessories: No limit
School Supplies: No limit
Computers: No limit
Software and Accessories: No limit
Bed and Bath Linens: No limit
TennesseeJuly 27 – 29Clothing: $100 per item
School Supplies: $100 per item
Computers: $1,500
VirginiaAugust 3 – 5School Supplies: $20 per item
Clothing and Footwear: $100 per item
WisconsinAugust 1 – 5Clothing: $75 per item
Computers: $750
Computer Supplies: $250 per item
School Supplies: $75 per item
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