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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Annual sales tax holiday is this weekend

Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday is this weekend. Stock up on qualifying school supplies, clothing, hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies, and certain ENERGY STAR™ and WaterSense™ products without paying state sales tax starting Friday, Aug. 6, at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, Aug. 8, at 11:59 p.m.

Enjoy these savings whether you shop online, in-store, or by mail or phone.

What’s Eligible?

  • School supplies, clothing and footwear:
    1. Qualified school supplies – $20 or less per item; and
    2. Qualified clothing and footwear – $100 or less per item.
  • Hurricane and emergency preparedness products:
    1. Portable generators – $1,000 or less per item;
    2. Gas-powered chainsaws – $350 or less per item;
    3. Chainsaw accessories – $60 or less per item; and
    4. Other specified hurricane preparedness products – $60 or less per item.
  • ENERGY STAR™ and WaterSense™ products:
    1. Qualifying ENERGY STAR™ or WaterSense™ products purchased for non-commercial home or personal use – $2,500 or less per item.

For more information, see Virginia Sales Tax Holiday.

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