July 24, 2013
It might feel too early to be thinking about shopping for school supplies, but Virginia’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is quickly approaching.
The sales tax holiday begins on Friday, August 2, and runs through Sunday, August 4. Items that will be exempt from sales tax during the holiday include most articles of clothing and footwear priced at $100 or less each, and school or office supplies that cost $20 or less per item. There is no limit to the number of items you can purchase without paying the sales tax, provided each item meets the holiday restrictions.
“I hope Virginians will go out and take advantage of this holiday by spending their back-to-school dollars at Virginia retailers,” said Governor Bob McDonnell. “Not only will this continue to benefit our state’s economy and employers, it will save Virginians some money at the same time.”
A list of qualifying items, guidelines for the holiday, and answers to frequently asked questions are available on the Virginia Department of Taxation’s website.
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