Tax Free Weekend Begins August 6th

South Carolina’s Tax Free Weekend begins at 12:01am tomorrow, August 6 and runs through 12:00 midnight Sunday, August 8, 2010.

Items exempt from the sales and use tax are: clothing; clothing accessories including, but not limited to, hats, scarves, hosiery, and

handbags; footwear; school supplies including, but not limited to, pens, pencils, paper, binders, notebooks, books, bookbags, lunchboxes, and calculators; computers, printers and printer supplies, and computer software; bath wash clothes, blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, sheet sets, comforter sets, bath towels, shower curtains, bath rugs and mats, pillows, and pillow cases.

The exemption does not apply to: sales of jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, wallets, watches; sales of furniture; a sale of an item placed on layaway or similar deferred payment and

delivery plan however described; rental of clothing or footwear; a sale or lease of an item for use in a trade or business.


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