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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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tax free days

 

Saving money is largely based on knowing when to shop!  If you’ve got any big ticket back to school items then be sure to take advantage of this years Tax FREE Days! This is an amazing time to buy school supplies or any expensive product.  Keep in mind that the savings isn’t that great for small purchases… you are really wanting to use this for computers, big clothing purchases etc.

Here is a list of all the Tax Free Shopping dates by state.  Keep in mind they each have different limits and most of them are on the value of the item.  So if it says clothing $100 or less, that means any clothing item that is priced $100 or less will be tax free.  It doesn’t matter how many items you buy, but that their value not be above the limit.  Lousianna and South Carolina have the most flexible programs with no value limits.

State Inclusions & Limits Dates
Alabama clothing – $100 or less
computers – first $750
school supplies – $50 or less
books – $30 or less
August 1-3
Arkansas clothing – $100 or less
school supplies
August 2-3
Connecticut clothing – $300 or less
foot wear – $300 or less
August 17-23
Florida clothing – $100 or less
supplies – $15 or less
computers – first $750
August 1-3
Georgia clothing – $100 or less
supplies – $20 or less
computers – $1,000 or less
August 1-2
October 3-5
Iowa clothing – $100 or less August 1-2
Louisiana all consumer purchases of tangible personal property up to $2500 August 1-2
Maryland clothing & footwear – $100 or less August 10-16
Mississippi clothing & footwear – $100 or less July 25-26
Missouri clothing – $100 or less
computers – $3,500 or less
school supplies – $50 or less
August 1-3
New Mexico clothing – $100 or less
computers – $1,000 or less
computer equip. – $500 or less
school supplies – $30 or less
August 1-3
Oklahoma clothing – $100 or less August 1-3
South Carolina (no purchase item value limits)
clothing
school supplies
computers
other
August 1-3
Tennessee clothing – $100 or less
school supplies – $100 or less
computers – $1,500 or less
August 1-3
Texas clothing, backpacks and school supplies – $100 or less August 8-10
Virginia clothing – $100 or less
school supplies – $20 or less
August 1-3