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Shop Tax Free
August 10th -11th
The 2012 Georgia Tax Free Holiday is August 10th -11th
Extended Mall Hours:
Friday, August 10 | 10am-10pm
Saturday, August 11 | 9am-10pm
Here is a List of Tax Free Items & Details:
From 12:01 a.m. on August 10 through midnight August 11, purchases of the following items are exempt from state and local sales tax:
Clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100 or less per article of clothing or pair of footwear, excluding accessories such as jewelry, handbags, umbrellas, eyewear, watches and watchbands.
Computers and computer-related accessories purchased for home and personal, not business, use. The purchase price for the computer items is capped this year at $1,000 and covers computers, PDAs, peripherals, modems and non-recreational software.
School supplies, for personal use, to be used in the classroom or in doing homework, up to a sales price of $20 per item. This exemption covers pens, pencils, notebooks, paper, book bags, calculators, dictionaries, thesauruses, children’s books and books listed on approved school reading lists for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
The Georgia Department of Revenue will announce rules to govern the implementation of the exemption. For now, the ‘Sales Tax Holiday’ regulation contained in
Georgia Rules and Regulations 560-12-2-.110
, that applied to the exemption in prior years, will provide you with guidance to help your business get ready to handle these sales.