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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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2016 tax free weekend

Can you believe Back to School time is almost here again? For more savings on all the supplies you need, you might want to take advantage of the Tax Free Weekend offered in participating states.

Check out the list of Tax Free weekend dates, and mark your calendars! It does tend to get a bit crowded, but it might be worth it, depending on what’s on your shopping list.

Tax Free Weekend

Alabama: 8/5-8/7
Clothing ($100 or less), Computers ($750 or less)
School supplies ($50 or less), Books ($30 or less)

Arkansas: 8/6-8/7
Clothing ($100 or less), School Supplies

Connecticut: 8/21-8/27
Clothing and Footwear (less than $100 ea.)

Florida: 8/5-8/7
Clothing ($60 or less), School Supplies ($15 or less)

Georgia: 7/30-7/31
Clothing & Footwear ($100 less), Computers ($1000 or less)
School Supplies ($20 or less)

Iowa:  8/5-8/6
Clothing & footwear ($100 or less)

Lousiana: 8/5-8/6
First $2500 of personal property
for 2016 and 2017 you will get a 2% reduction but still owe 3% tax

Maryland: 8/7-8/13
Clothing & Footwear ($100 or less)

Mississippi: 7/29-7/30
Clothing & Footwear ($100 or less)

Missouri: 8/5-8/7
Clothing ($100 or less), Computers ($3,500 or less)
School Supplies ($50 or less)

New Mexico: 8/5-8/7
Clothing & Shoes ($1oo or less), Computers ($1,000 or less)
Computer Software and Accessories ($500 or less)
School Supplies ($30 or less)

Ohio: 8/5-8/7
Clothing ($75 or less), School Supplies ($20 or less)

Oklahoma: 8/5-8/7
Clothing & footwear ($100 or less)

South Carolina: 8/5-8/7
Clothing & Footwear, Computers
School Supplies, Bed & Bath Linens
(no price limits)

Tennessee: 7/29-7/31
Clothing ($100 or less), Computers ($1,500 or less)
School Supplies ($100 or less)

Virginia: 8/5-8/7
Clothing & Shoes ($1oo or less), School Supplies ($20 or less)

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    • Ashley D

      SC tax free is actually August 7-9

    • Lauren

      Florida’s has changed to August 7-16.

    • Kelli

      Big Whoop! – 5-8% off. Hardly notable, particularly knowing the parking and checkout lines as the lemmings school to beat the taxman. No acorn here.

      • dawg4

        My experience has been the OLDER your kids get, the more expensive the school supplies can be. Their bookbags have to carry about 20 lbs. of books, therefore it pays to invest in the best binders, so you don’t have to repeat the process a few months later.) In High school/college we have had to buy the more complex calculator (about $100/ea.) for both kids. Also, college kids nowadays just about have to have a laptop or similar device (plus cables, cover, etc.). (Unfortunately, COLLEGE text book purchases are NOT tax free during the special w/e (at least at Ga Southern Univ bookstore!!) What zup with that!!? Books can be a few hundred dollars, even trying to rent books where we can. Thanks for letting me vent a little :-) SO THAT 8% DOES HELP!!!

        • Candi

          We have to have the expensive calculator in 8th grade here

      • Jennifer

        Cool, one less person in the way!

    • Eressea

      It looks like GA is actually July 31 – August 1.

    • April2125

      If you search for extra cash of about 50 dollars to 300 dollars daily for doing an online job on your computer from home for few h each day then check this out…

    • Stephanie Kingaby

      I just read that North Carolina has repealed its ‘no tax weekend’. Looks like I will take a short drive to South Carolina in August.

      • colleen

        Just make sure your cost of gas doesn’t cancel out your tax savings!

    • colleen

      Florida is including personal computers and accessories up to $750.

    • stephanie

      TN tax free is 7/29-7/31