Shop Tax Free in Connecticut This Week

August 21, 2012
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The last of the sales tax holidays in August is happening this week in Connecticut. (There will be one more tax-free week in September, in Louisiana, but it’s for hunting supplies. Then in October Georgia and Virginia have tax-free days for buying energy-efficient products.)

Starting on August 19th and going through August 25th, you can shop tax free in Connecticut for certain  items. To be honest, Connecticut‘s tax-free shopping holiday is pretty forward–you will not pay sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $300 during this period.

And the list of what the state considers to be “clothing” or “footwear” is pretty broad. For example, the following items qualify:

  • aprons
  • athletic socks
  • bathing caps
  • belts
  • diapers
  • formal wear (including wedding gowns
  • hiking boots
  • rain jackets
  • scout uniforms
  • socks
  • ties
  • underwear

You can get more details on the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services website. To all my family members and friends in Connecticut, I hope you can take advantage of these deals this week.

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One Response to Shop Tax Free in Connecticut This Week

  1. tbbeer on August 21, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    Shop Tax free is good for people.

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