Tax Free Weekend this Friday

Tennessee officials are expanding the Tax Free Weekend this year.

They’ve doubled the price you can pay for a single item. The limit before was $100 on back to school items and clothes, it’s now $200. Electronic devices are now up to $3000.

Tax Free Weekend Website

Tax Free Weekend starts just after midnight Friday and ends Sunday night. Tax exempt items include:

Clothing

Exempt: 

  • General apparel that costs $200 or less per item, such as shirts, pants, socks, shoes, dresses, etc.

Not exempt:

  • Apparel items priced at more than $200
  • Items sold together, such as shoes, cannot be split up to stay beneath the $200 maximum
  • Items such as jewelry, handbags, or sports and recreational equipment

School Supplies

Exempt:

  • School and art supplies with a purchase price of $200 or less per item, such as binders, books, backpacks, crayons, paper, pens, pencils, and rulers, and art supplies such as glazes, clay, paints, drawing pads, and artist paintbrushes

Not exempt:

  • School and art supplies individually priced at more than $200
  • Items that are normally sold together cannot be split up to stay beneath the $200 maximum

Computers & Other Electronics

Exempt:

  • Computers for personal use with a purchase price of $3,000 or less
  • Tablets, smart phones and electronic readers with a purchase price of $3,000 or less
  • Televisions and video game consoles with a purchase price of $3,000 or less

Not exempt: 

  • Storage media, like flash drives and compact discs
  • Individually purchased software
  • Printer supplies
  • Household appliances

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