Tax Free Weekend Ending for Two States

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Tax Free Weekend Ending for Two States

Today is the final day to enjoy tax-free savings in Georgia and Tennessee. Mississippi’s Tax Free Weekend ended yesterday.

Georgia’s Tax Free Weekend details:

The Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget estimates the two-day holiday will save Georgians up to $74.5 million. Under state law, the holiday starts at midnight Friday and will conclude at midnight on July 31. Some of the exempt items include:

  • Clothing (including footwear) with a sales price of $100 or less per item
  • Computers, computer components and prewritten software purchased for noncommercial home or personal use with a sales price of $1,000 or less per item
  • School supplies purchased for noncommercial use with a sales price of $20 or less per item

Full details: Georgia Tax Free Weekend 2016.

Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend Items List:

2016 tax-free items

  • Aerobic clothing
  • Antique clothing (For wear)
  • Aprons/clothing shields
  • Athletic socks
  • Baby clothes
  • Baby diapers
  • Baby receiving blankets
  • Backpacks
  • Bandanas
  • Bathing suits
  • Belts
  • Bibs
  • Binders
  • Blackboard chalk
  • Blouses
  • Book Bags
  • Boots, general purpose (Winter, dress, cowboy hiking)
  • Bow ties
  • Bowling shirts
  • Bras
  • Bridal gowns and veils
  • Calculators
  • Camp clothing
  • Caps
  • Cellophane tape
  • Chalk
  • Chef uniforms
  • Choir and altar clothing
  • Clay
  • Clerical Vestments
  • Clothing
  • Coats
  • Compasses
  • Composition Books
  • Computers, notebooks, laptops and tablets ($1,500 or less. Includes CPU and other bundled components such as speakers, monitor, keyboard, mouse, cables and basic software
  • Corsets and corset lace
  • Costumes, including novelty children’s costumes
  • Coveralls
  • Cowboy boots
  • Crayons
  • Diapers (Adult and baby, cloth or disposable)
  • Dress gloves and shoes
  • Dresses
  • Ear muffs
  • Erasers
  • Folders (Expandable, pocket, plastic and manila)
  • Formal clothing
  • Galoshes
  • Garters/garter belts
  • Girdles
  • Glazes
  • Gloves
  • Glue, paste and paste sticks
  • Golf clothing (Caps, dresses, shirts, skirts and pants)
  • Graduation caps and gowns
  • Gym suits and uniforms
  • Hats, general purpose: cowboy, baseball, knit
  • Highlighters
  • Hiking boots
  • Hooded shirts and sweatshirts
  • Hosiery
  • Index card boxes
  • Index cards
  • Jackets
  • Jeans
  • Jerseys
  • Jogging Apparel
  • Jogging bras
  • Knitted caps and hats
  • Lab coats
  • Leather clothing
  • Leg warmers
  • Legal pads
  • Leotards
  • Lingerie
  • Lunch boxes
  • Markers
  • Mittens
  • Neckties
  • Neckwear (Including ties and scarves)
  • Nightgowns and night shirts
  • Notebooks
  • Overalls
  • Overshoes and rubber shoes
  • Paints, acrylic, tempora and oil
  • Pajamas
  • Pants
  • Paper (Loose leaf ruled notebook, copy, graph, tracing, manila and colored paper, poster board and construction paper)
  • Pencil boxes
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Ponchos
  • Poster board
  • Prom dresses
  • Protractors
  • Raincoats, rain hats and ponchos
  • Religious clothing
  • Robes
  • Rubber thongs, flip-flops
  • Rulers
  • Running shoes, without cleats
  • Sandals
  • Scarves
  • School art supplies (Clay and glazes, Acrylic, tempora and oil paints), paintbrushes for artwork, sketch and drawing pads and watercolors)
  • School supplies ($100 or less per item)
  • School supply boxes
  • School uniforms
  • Scissors
  • Scout uniforms
  • Shawls and wraps
  • Shirts
  • Scout uniforms
  • Shawls and wraps
  • Shirts
  • Shoe inserts
  • Shoe laces
  • Shoes
  • Shorts
  • Ski masks
  • Ski suits
  • Slacks
  • Sleepwear, nightgowns, pajamas
  • Slippers
  • Slips
  • Sneakers
  • Socks (Including athletic)
  • Stockings
  • Suits, slacks, jackets and sport coats
  • Support hose
  • Suspenders
  • Sweat suits
  • Sweaters
  • Sweatshirts
  • Swimsuits
  • tablet computer
  • Tennis skirts, dresses, shoes
  • Thongs
  • Textbooks
  • Ties/Neckwear
  • Tights
  • Trousers
  • T-shirts
  • Tuxedos, purchased
  • Undergarments, including longjohns
  • Underwear
  • Uniforms (Athletic or non-athletic)
  • Veils
  • Vests,except hunting and water
  • Walking shoes
  • Watercolors
  • Wedding gowns
  • Windbreakers
  • Workbooks
  • Writing tablets

Taxable items

  • Belt buckles
  • Belts, tool
  • Boots, ski
  • Breathing masks
  • Bridal apparel, other than gowns or veils
  • Briefcases
  • Cell phones, including smart phones
  • Clothing accessories or equipment
  • Computer software
  • Computer storage media (Jump drives, Diskettes, CDs, DVDs, handheld electronic schedulers, PDAs, computer printers and print supplies, printer paper)
  • Cosmetics
  • Electronic readers
  • Electronic schedulers
  • Emblems
  • Fabric
  • Face shiels
  • Fins, swim
  • Glasses, safety
  • Globes
  • Gloves, protective or welders’
  • Gloves, sports
  • Goggles, safety
  • Goggles, sports
  • Guards, sports hand, elbow, mouth, shin
  • Hair Notions
  • Handbags
  • Hard hats
  • Hearing protectors
  • Helmets
  • Jewelry
  • Leased items
  • maps
  • Paintbrushes not used for artwork
  • Paints not defined as school art supplies
  • Patches
  • Protective equipment (Items for human wear and designed as protection of the
    wearer against injury or disease or as protections against
    damage or injury of other persons or property, but not
    suitable for general use.)
  • Reference books
  • Reference maps
  • Rented items
  • Respirators, paint or dust
  • School instructional material (Reference books, maps and globes not including textbooks and workbooks)
  • Sewing equipment and supplies
  • Shoes, ballet or tap
  • Shoes, cleated or spiked
  • Shoulder pads for dresses, jackets, etc.
  • Shoulder pads for sports
  • Skates, roller and ice
  • Ski boots
  • Skin diving suits
  • Smart phones
  • Sport or recreational equipment
  • Sunglasses
  • Telephones
  • Tool belts
  • Trade or business, items used in
  • Umbrellas
  • Video game consoles
  • Wallets
  • Watches
  • Welders’ gloves
  • Wetsuits
  • Yarn
  • Zippers

Items subject to limits on amount and transaction, full story: Tennessee Tax Free Weekend 2016.

Many state tax free weekends coming up for next weekend, stay tuned to Free Tax Weekend for all of your updates.