Sales Tax Holiday - Tax Free Weekend in SC - 2011

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The annual Sales Tax Holiday, or tax free weekend in SC will be held August 5 thru Aug 7, 2011. 

The purpose of this holiday is to help familes prepare for school, and equates to shoppers getting a tax break on school supplies.

Sales tax in SC is 6%, plus local option tax of 2.5% (1% local option sales tax, 1.5% transportation tax) for Charleston county.

If you spend $100 this weekend on school supplies,  you will only pay $100.  No tax will be added to your final bill.  That would be a savings of $8.50.   

Eligible items include clothing, shoes, school supplies, computers, printers, etc.  As per SC Dept of Revenue, not all items are tax free.  NOT included in the Sales Tax Holiday is :  jewelry, cosmetics, eyeware, wallets, watches and other personal items.  For more info, visit SCTAX.org.

Plan your time....stores and shoppes are expected to be crowed, as this is the third most busiest shopping weekend of the year, behind the weekend after Thamksgiving and the weekend after Christmas.

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Sales Tax Holiday - Tax Free Weekend in SC - 2011

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Great local information! Virgnia's no-sales tax is during the same period, so there should be a lot of shopping and saving happening!

Aug 01, 2011 02:08 AM #1
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Hi Gina, lots of states are haveing Sales Tax Holiday this weekend.  Schools across the country must be on the same schedule.  Shop, shop, shop....save, save, save !!  Have a great day.

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