The 2014 state sales tax holidays are almost here! If you’re lucky, your state will encourage you to shop on specific days this summer to avoid paying sales tax. The tax free weekends and sales tax holidays vary by state, but many are having the 2014 tax free weekend the first weekend in August for back to school shopping.

The tax free weekends will feature savings on clothes, computers, school supplies and books. Many of the states limit sales tax savings to $100 per item. However, computers typically have higher limits, anywhere between $750 and $3500 depending on which state you live in. Be sure to check with your specific state to find out the exact limitations for each item.

Tax Free Weekends 2014

Here is an overview of the dates and savings for each state:

Alabama

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers, school supplies and books

Arkansas

  • Date: August 2-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes and school supplies

Connecticut

  • Date: August 17-23, 2014
  • Savings on clothes and footwear

Florida

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers and school supplies

Georgia

  • Date: August 1-2, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers and school supplies

Iowa

  • Date: August 1-2, 2014
  • Savings on clothes

Louisiana

  • Date: August 1-2, 2014
  • Savings on tangible personal property

Maryland

  • Date: August 10-16, 2014
  • Savings on clothes and footwear

Mississippi

  • Date: July 25-26, 2014
  • Savings on clothes and footwear

Missouri

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers and school supplies

New Mexico

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers and school supplies

Oklahoma

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes

South Carolina

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers and school supplies

Tennessee

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, computers and school supplies

Texas

  • Date: August 8-10, 2014
  • Savings on clothes, backpacks and school supplies

Virginia

  • Date: August 1-3, 2014
  • Savings on clothes and school supplies

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Comments to Pay Less for School Supplies on the 2014 Tax Free Weekends

  1. This could be especially good for computers since we’ll have to start paying online sales tax!

    Derek | MoneyAhoy.com – Money Saving, Making Money, and Investment Ideas

  2. I forgot all about this little savings tip, thank you.
    I don’t like paying any more than I have to for something.

    Jamie

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