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Tax Free Days 2012

on 7.7.2012 at 10:59am

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If you are looking to take advantage of the tax free days you can now see the schedule. The dates are posted as well as the guidelines for the states.

There are different amounts and categories for different states so be sure to see what all your state is offering.

Many stores also offer great sales and coupons during this time so you can get great deals.

See more back to school deals.

    • Jade

      Sooooooo glad that GA is having a tax free holiday again this year!!! We didn’t have one in 2011 or 2010. 

      • Momoffive

        wow! why?

        • Jade

           Budget cuts, the state couldn’t afford NOT to collect taxes, even for 2 days

          • belaglik

            So what happened was a lot of people went to neighboring states like mine (SC) and did their shopping there! GA still ended up losing the tax dollars and their merchants got screwed as well. 

    • Firegirl052954

      when is it

    • Sswhite30277

      Thanks for the info!  I always wonder why don’t they try to coordinate the tax free dates with the school schedule.  We will have been in school for one whole week when this sale starts. UGH!!

      • lay_may

        Does your whole state start at the same time (every level including college)? 
        We had that problem with OCPS in FL being ahead of the tax break but they ended up creating a law on when we could start 

    • gina

      My son will be in school for a week in GA but I am still glad to get the tax free days.  I will probably wait to buy his fall clothes until the tax free days but will have to get the school supplies before then.

      • Kei2448

        Was I reading the site wrong?? Georgia is only listed as doing the energy efficient appliances up to $1500, no clothing is listed…

        • Kei2448

          I see it now ;)

    • Kei2448

      I wish Georgia would do the tax free days for clothing and school supplies again :(

      • Kei2448

        Nevermind, I was reading wrong ;)

    • Amiejoy

      North Carolina is also having the back to school one Aug 3-5.  They are having two this yr.

      • Kerry72nc

        The dates are listed but the letter on their website is dated July 2011 explaining the times and items covered. I’ll wait to get excited until they post an updated list of qualified items.

    • glen1701

      of COURSE, CALIFORNIA doest have a tax free day,   WE gotta pay for the high speed rail SOMEHOW!…… on the backs of middle class parents and children buying school supplies, OF COURSE!

    • Jnjinc

      Georgia is having tax free holiday on Aug 10 & 11 but can’t find what is on that list.