Key Things to Know
about Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2019 

·       
It lasts 5 days
vs. last year’s 3 days Friday, August 2nd
– Tuesday, August 6
th
 

·       
 Save
at least 6% in state and local taxes on things such as: 

o   Computers
up to $1,000 (non-commercial use only) 

o   Shoes
for less than $60 

o   Miscellaneous
school supplies up to $15 

·       
Coupons and other
discounts still apply during this holiday 

 

Primary categories
and examples for each are below so you can properly plan out your shopping
lists and take advantage of the savings! 

 

Computers and
related accessories
 

·       
Desktops and
laptops or tables 

·       
Book readers 

·       
Printers and ink
cartridges 

·       
Headphones and/or
earbuds 

·       
Routers, scanners
and software 

 

Clothing and
accessories
 

·       
Blouses, shirts,
underclothes, etc 

·       
Fitness clothing 

·       
Backpacks and
purses 

·       
Shoes 

·       
Swimwear 

·       
Bicycle helmets
(youth) 

 

School supplies 

·       
Paper (includes
notebooks, legal pads, construction paper etc) 

·       
Writing Utensils
(includes pens, pencils, crayons, markers, etc) 

·       
Misc. Items such
as glue, calculators, rulers, protractors and more