Tax Free Weekend in Georgia

The state of Georgia will offer a sales tax holiday weekend for back-to-school shopping August 10-11. All purchases that meet the exemption guidelines will be free of state and local sales and use tax.

During the August 10-11 sales tax holiday, the following items will be exempt:

• Clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100.00 or less per item;

• A single purchase, with a sales price of $1,000.00 or less, of personal computers and personal computer-related accessories; and

• General school supplies to be used in the classroom or in classroom-related activities with a sales price of $20.00 or less per item.

The exemption does not apply to:

• Clothing accessories, jewelry, handbags, umbrellas, eyewear, watches, watchbands, cellular devices, furniture, computer-related accessories designed for recreational use, items used in a trade or business or for resale, or rentals; or sales in theme parks, entertainment complexes, public lodging establishments, restaurants, or airports.

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