Tax Free Week in Connecticut 2015
Note: Connecticut’s 2015 tax free shopping dates have not been released yet. However, based on last year’s dates (shown below), it is likely thatConnecticut’s tax free holiday will occur in August 2015. This page will be updated once those dates are officially confirmed on Connecticut’s web site. Tax Free Week in Connecticut 2015
The state of Connecticut is offering a tax free week during August 2015. It applies mainly to clothing and shoes and is intended to coincide with parents’ seasonal back-to-school shopping needs.
By planning ahead, you can help your family save even more money by shopping during Connecticut’s tax free week.
Connecticut’s Tax Free Week:
Connecticut’s sales tax holiday is scheduled for August 16-22, 2015. During Connecticut’s tax free week, the following items will not be subject to state sales tax:
- Clothing under $300 per item
- Shoes under $300 per item
Smart Shopping Strategies for Connecticut’s Tax Free Week:
Connecticut’s tax free week is a great opportunity to save on your kids’ back-to-school shopping needs. However, it’s also important to remember that using good common sense is the best way to save even more more during tax free week. This means comparing prices at different stores, which you can do online, and also using coupons when you can.
In addition, don’t buy anything you don’t really need just because of tax free week. After all, the sales tax rate in Connecticut is 6.35%, so that amount – plus any local sales tax, if applicable – is the amount that you would be saving during tax free week.
It’s entirely possible that you’ll be able to find even better sales either before or after Connecticut’s tax free week savings event, so be sure to shop around and pay attention to the sales and promotions that are going on in your area.
2015 Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday August 1, 2015, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday August 2, 2015, the State of Arkansas will hold its sales tax holiday allowing shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain School Supplies, School Art Supplies, School Instructional Materials, and clothing free of state and local sales or use tax. 2015 Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday details below:
All retailers are required to participate and may not charge tax on items that are legally tax-exempt during the Sales Tax Holiday.
2015 Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday is officially August 1st, 2015.
2015 ARKANSAS SALES TAX HOLIDAY
Arkansas will hold its annual sales tax holiday, beginning Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. State and local sales tax will not be collected during this 48-hour period on the sale of:
(1) Clothing and footwear if the sales price is less than one hundred dollars ($100) per item;
(2) Clothing accessories and equipment if the sales price is less than fifty dollars ($50) per item;
(3) School supplies;
(4) School art supplies; and
(5) School instructional materials.
For more information, contact a customer service representative by phone Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (501) 682-7104.
Texas Tax Free Weekend 2015
In 2015, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on Aug. 8 – 10 — the state’s annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend.Texas Tax Free Weekend 2015 starts August 8th, 2015.
The dates for the sales tax holiday are set by the Legislature.
Subject to the criteria explained below, all sales of qualifying items made during the holiday period qualify for the exemption, including items sold online, or by telephone or mail. Lay-away plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the sales tax holiday. Texas Tax Free Weekend 2015.