Friday, September 19, 2008

'Tis the Season for Sales Tax Holidays

So, North Carolina isn't the only state to issue some sort of break in taxes for qualifying purchases. Take a look at this chart, courtesy of Don't Mess With Taxes...

Fall Sales Tax Holidays
Click on the state name to go to the official tax holiday Web page.
State Dates Tax-exempt Items
District of Columbia Nov. 21 - Dec. 7 Second round of savings on School supplies, clothing, accessory items and shoes ($100 or less)
Georgia October
Energy- and water-efficient products (tax officials say that as the event nears, details will be posted Georgia Department of Revenue Web site)
North Carolina
November 7-9 Energy-efficient clothes washers, freezers, refrigerators, central air conditioners, room air conditioners, air-source heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, ceiling fans, dehumidifiers, and programmable thermostats (see page 2 of this PDF document)
South Carolina November 28-29 Handguns, rifles and shotguns
Virginia October 10-13 Energy efficient products priced at $2,500 or less
West Virginia September 1-7 Energy Star residential appliances costing $2,500 or less

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