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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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Its coming soon folks!  Tax Free Holidays for Back to School Shopping!  I decided to put all of the dates of the states participating along with the specifics of the deals in one place to help you guys out :)  The price in parentheses is the maximum amount you can spend per item without paying tax.

Remember, the tax savings is fun but most stores will also have big sales to go along with this!

Alabama: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing ($100 or less)
Computers, Computer Software & School Computer Supplies ($750 or less)
School Supplies, including art and instructional material ($50 or less)
Books ($30 or less)

Arkansas: August 6-7, 2011
Clothing (items under $100)
School Supplies

Connecticut: August 21-27, 2011
Clothing (under $300)
Shoes (under $300)

Florida: August 12-14, 2011
Books ($75 or less)
Clothing ($75 or less)
Shoes ($75 or less)
School supplies ($15 or less)

Illinois: August 6-15, 2011

Iowa: August 5-6, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)

Louisiana: August 5-6, 2011
All purchases under $2,500 (excludes taxable services, vehicles and meals)

Maryland: August 14-20, 2011
Clothing ($100 or less)
Shoes/Footwear ($100 or less)

Mississippi: July 29-30, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)

Missouri: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
School Supplies (under $100)
Computers & Computer Equipment (under $3,500)
Computer Software (under $350)

New Mexico: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)
Computers (under $1000)
Computer Equipment (under $500)
School Supplies (under $15)

North Carolina: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)
School Supplies (under $100)
Recreational and Sports Equipment (under $50)
Computer Equipment (under $250)
Computers (under $3,500)

Oklahoma: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)

South Carolina: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing
Shoes
Accessories
School Supplies
Computers & Printers
Computer Software

Tennessee: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
School Supplies (under $100)
Art Supplies (under $100)
Computers (under $1,500)

Texas: August 19-21, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)
School Supplies (under $100)
Backpacks (under $100, only available for elementary and secondary students)
*Texas tax-free holiday also applies to layaway items, just in case you need to come back for it

Virginia: August 5-7, 2011
Clothing (under $100)
Shoes (under $100)
School Supplies (under $20)

For the official list, head to the FTA webpage.