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Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Starts July 26th

Tax Free Weekend to be held from July 26th – July 28th, 2019 in Tennessee this year. 
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The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax-free.

The 2019 tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 26th and ends Sunday, July 28th at 11:59 p.m.

What’s tax-exempt?

• General apparel that costs $100 or less per item (shirts, pants, jackets, socks, shoes, dresses, etc.)
• Items that are normally sold together, such as shoes, cannot be split up to stay beneath the $100 threshold.
• School and art supplies with a purchase price of $100 or less per item, such as binders, books, backpacks, crayons, paper, pens, pencils, and rulers, and art supplies such as glazes, clay, paints, drawing pads…

For the complete story, see the July 24th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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