Shop Tax-Free in Tennessee this Weekend

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On your mark. Get set. Go!! Shoppers get ready to blast off for TN's Tax Free Weekend. Photo Credit: Caden Crawford cc

Take advantage of Tennessee’s “Tax Free Weekend” 

NASHVILLE — The Department of Revenue reminds Tennesseans they can buy certain items without paying sales tax July 28 through July 30, 2017.

During these three days, Tennessee shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school supplies and computers, as they prepare for the back-to-school season.

“This holiday offers Tennesseans great savings on important back-to-school items, and I encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity,” Gov. Bill Haslam said.

During this weekend, consumers will not pay state or local sales tax on clothing, school and art supplies that cost $100 or less per item and computers that cost $1,500 or less.

For more information about the sales tax holiday, please visit www.tntaxholiday.com. The general public may also search for answers to questions or submit inquiries to the Department through the Revenue Help application at https://revenue.support.tn.gov/hc/en-us.

The Department of Revenue is responsible for the administration of state tax laws and motor vehicle title and registration laws and the collection of taxes and fees associated with those laws. The Department collects about 87 percent of total state revenue. During the 2015 fiscal year, it collected $12.6 billion in state taxes and fees and more than $2.4 billion in taxes and fees for local governments.

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