Tax Free Weekend is August 2-4

Virginia’s annual Tax Free Weekend is coming up this weekend, August 2-4. Over the course of the weekend, you can shop tax free on school supplies, clothing under $100, emergency preparedness items, and EnergyStar™ and WaterSense™ products.

From Virginia Tax, here’s a short list of qualifying items:

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

For more information on the sales tax holiday, visit the Virginia Tax website by clicking here.