Category Archives: State Sales Tax Holidays

Missouri Show Me Green Energy Sales Tax Holiday

April 25, 2021

Don’t miss this year’s Missouri Show Me Green (Energy Star) Sales Tax Holiday when shopping for appliances. This annual tax free event takes place over 7 days:

Monday, April 19
Tuesday, April 20
Wednesday, April 21
Thursday, April 22
Friday, April 23
Saturday, April 24
Sunday, April 25

On these dates, sales of qualifying Energy Star certified new appliances up to $1,500 will be exempt from Missouri state sales tax. If the purchase price is over $1,500, the first $1,500 is exempt from state sales tax and the remaining amount over $1,500 is taxable at the full rate. Local jurisdictions (cities and counties) can choose to participate in the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday. All items MUST be ENERGY STAR labeled:

– Clothes washers
– Clothes dryers
– Water heaters
– Dishwashers
– Air conditioners
– Furnaces
– Refrigerators
– Freezers
– Heat pumps

These items DO NOT qualify, even if ENERGY STAR compliant:

– Air filtration systems
– Bread machines
– Camping stoves
– Coffee makers
– Conventional ovens*
– Convection ovens*
– Cook-tops*
– Deep fryers
– De-humidifiers
– Hot food holding cabinets
– Humidifiers
– Ice makers
– Microwave ovens
– Popcorn makers
– Ranges*
– Reflector ovens
– Steam cookers
– Stoves*
– Trash compactors*
– Warming drawers
– Water softeners
– Wine coolers

*According to the Energy Star website, trash compactors, conventional ovens, ranges and stoves do not receive an Energy Star rating. Therefore, although Missouri statute anticipates that some day they may receive the energy star rating, tax will continue to apply to purchases of these items during the upcoming Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday.

Be sure to take advantage of the Missouri Show Me Green Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday: April 19-25, 2021.

Georgia Energy Star Appliance Sales Tax Holiday

April 15, 2021

This tax holiday applied in previous years but has NOT yet been approved by the Georgia Legislature for 2021. As soon as we receive further information, we will update this page. Be sure to check back often!

Don’t miss this year’s Georgia Sales Tax Holiday when shopping for energy-efficient products and appliances. The Energy Star and WaterSense tax free weekend takes place for 3 days only:

Friday, October 2
Saturday, October 3
Sunday, October 4

On these dates, you can purchase these items free of Georgia state sales tax:

Energy-efficient and water-efficient products purchased for noncommercial use and priced at $1,500 or less per item. Tax exemption does not apply to purchases for trade, business, resale, or commercial use.

Qualifying Energy Star items include air conditioners, ceiling fans, clothes washers, dehumidifiers, doors, fluorescent light bulbs, programmable thermostats, refrigerators, and windows.

Qualifying WaterSense items include bathroom sink faucets, faucet accessories (aerators, etc.), high efficiency toilets/urinals, showerheads, and weather/sensor-based irrigation controllers.

Many stores will be having special sales on eligible items in conjunction with the sales tax holiday. The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Sears, Best Buy, Sam’s Club, and Costco are all good bets for tax free weekend sales and special appliance tax holiday promotions.

Be sure to take advantage of the Georgia Sales Tax Holiday weekend for Energy Star and WaterSense appliances: October 2-3-4, 2020.

Connecticut Sales Tax Holiday Free Weekend

April 15, 2021

Don’t miss this year’s Connecticut Sales Tax Holiday when doing your back-to-school shopping. Unlike most states where the tax free weekend lasts only a few days, Connecticut’s tax holiday continues for an entire week:

Sunday, August 15
Monday, August 16
Tuesday, August 17
Wednesday, August 18
Thursday, August 19
Friday, August 20
Saturday, August 21

On these dates, you can purchase these items free of Connecticut state sales tax:

– Clothing and footwear priced at $300 or less per item. Excludes clothing accessories and protective or athletic clothing.

Many stores will be having special back to school sales on eligible items in conjunction with the sales tax holiday. Walmart, Target, Belk, Neiman Marcus, Lord & Taylor, Famous Footwear, Dillard’s, Sears, JCPenney, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Marshalls have frequent tax free weekend sales and back to school tax holiday promotions.

Be sure to take advantage of the Connecticut Sales Tax Holiday and back-to-school tax free weekend: August 15-21, 2021.

Mississippi 2nd Amendment Hunting Sales Tax Holiday

April 15, 2021

Don’t miss this year’s Mississippi Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday when shopping for hunting supplies. The Second Amendment tax free weekend takes place over 3 days:

Friday, August 27
Saturday, August 28
Sunday, August 29

On these dates, sportsmen and women can purchase virtually any item for use during the upcoming hunting season and pay no Mississippi state or local sales tax! Includes bows, arrows, clothing, tree stands, knives, decoys, binoculars and range finders, scopes, GPS, hearing protection, holsters, belts, and slings.

Many hunting supply stores will be having special sales on eligible items in conjunction with the Mississippi Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday. Walmart, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sports Authority, Bass Pro Shops, Cabelas, Gander Mountain, and Primos Hunting have frequent 2nd Amendment tax free weekend sales and special sportsman tax holiday promotions.

Be sure to take advantage of the Mississippi Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday and tax free weekend: August 28-29-30, 2021.

Maryland Sales Tax Holiday Free Weekend

April 15, 2021

Don’t miss this year’s Maryland Sales Tax Holiday when doing your back-to-school shopping. Unlike most states where the tax free weekend lasts only a few days, Maryland’s tax holiday continues for an entire week!

Sunday, August 8
Monday, August 9
Tuesday, August 10
Wednesday, August 11
Thursday, August 12
Friday, August 13
Saturday, August 14

On these dates, you can purchase these items free of Maryland state sales tax:

Clothing and footwear priced at $100 or less per item. Accessories such as jewelry, watches, watchbands, handbags, handkerchiefs, umbrellas, scarves, ties, headbands, and belt buckles are excluded.

Many stores will be having special back to school sales on eligible items in conjunction with the sales tax holiday. Walmart, Target, Belk, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus, Famous Footwear, Dillard’s, Sears, JCPenney, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Marshalls have frequent tax free weekend sales and back to school tax holiday promotions.

Be sure to take advantage of the Maryland Sales Tax Holiday and back-to-school tax free weekend: August 8-14, 2021.