Soon tax-free holidays on school supplies, clothing, computers and food | Brentwood homepage

A tax-free weekend on clothes, school supplies and computers is coming up, which will be followed by a month-long tax holiday on food.

The annual sales tax exemption on clothing, school supplies and computers will take place from Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31, for online and in-store purchases for personal, non-business use.

Clothes

General clothing that costs $100 or less per item, such as shirts, pants, socks, shoes, dresses, etc. are exempt from sales tax, but items such as jewelry, handbags, or sports and recreation equipment are not exempt.

School supplies

School and art supplies priced at or below $100 per item, such as binders, backpacks, pencils, paper, pens, pencils, and rulers, and art supplies such as glazes, clay, paints, drawing pads and artist’s brushes are exempt from sales tax.

Computers

Desktops, laptops and tablets for personal use priced at $1,500 or less will be exempt from sales tax, but digital storage media such as USB drives, individually purchased software, printer supplies and household appliances are not exempt.

You can find more information about the zero-rated holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers here.

Food

An additional tax-free holiday will focus on food and food ingredients and will run from August 1 to August 31.

The Tennessee Department of Revenue defines “food and food ingredients” as “liquid, concentrated, solid, frozen, dried, or dehydrated substances that are sold for ingestion or chewing by humans and that are consumed for their taste or taste. nutritional value “.

Alcoholic beverages, tobacco, sweets, food supplements and prepared meals are not exempt from tax, and food and food ingredients purchased from a micro-market or vending machines are also not exempt from tax.

More information on the zero-rated food and food ingredient holiday can be found here.