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Back to School Tax Holiday in Tennessee — in March?



Tennessee is having a "special", "one-time only" sales tax holiday in March. Tennessee's special, one-time sales tax holiday will run from Friday, March 21, 2008, at 12:01 a.m., through Sunday, March 23, 2008, at 11:59 p.m. During the tax holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax: (1) clothing with a price of $100 or less per item; (2) school and art supplies with a price of $100 or less per item; and (3) computers with a price of $1,500 or less.
 
Big Note: None of these items are exempt if for use in a trade or business.
 

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