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How to Avoid All North Caroina Sales Taxes on Back-To-School Supplies!

Mark your calendars and set your alarms; the North Carolina sales tax holiday is coming!

From exactly 12:01a.m Friday, August 3rd through 11:59p.m. Sunday, August 5Th, North Carolinians (that includes Lake Norman!) can shop for back-to-schools products and pay no sales tax. Items that qualify for this tax exemption include:

  1. Clothing, footwear and school supplies of $100 or less per item
  2. Sports and recreation equipment of $50 or less per item
  3. Computers of $3500 or less
  4. Computer supplies of $250 or less per item

Items not covered by this North Carolina tax exemption include: accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, protective equipment such as hard hats, safety belts and tool belts; wallets; furniture; items used by trade or businesses and rentals.

For more information about this sales tax holiday and a list of exempt items visit the North Carolina Department of Revenue’s website:


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