TAX HOLIDAY: Begins Friday For Back To School Supplies

Alabama’s 13th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins Friday!

This marks the second year the annual tax holiday will take place during the third weekend in July.

From 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 20, until midnight, Sunday, July 22, the Alabama Department of Revenue waives its 4% sales tax on school-related supplies and clothing. More than 300 cities and counties throughout Alabama waive their local taxes as well, this includes the City of Cullman, City of Good Hope, City of Hanceville, and Cullman County .

Exempt items include:

• Clothing (priced at $100 or less per article)
• School Supplies (valued at $50 or less per item)
• Books (that cost $30 or less per book)
• Tablets, Laptops, Computers, and Printers (with a selling price of $750 or less)

In conjunction with the back-to-school shopping season, the Alabama Retail Association will continue its campaign encouraging shoppers to buy from local retailers by promoting the use of our hashtag – #ShopAlabama.

TAX HOLIDAY: Begins Friday For Back To School Supplies

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The staff writers at Cullman Today are a collaborative group of citizen reporters sharing the writing of stories based upon their personal interests and work schedules.

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