CULLMAN – The start of the school year is just around the corner and so is Alabama's 13th annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. Cullman County, along with the cities of Good Hope, Cullman and Hanceville are all participating in the tax holiday, which takes place from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 20, until midnight, Sunday, July 22.
The state of Alabama and more than 300 cities and counties participating will waive sales tax on school-related supplies and clothing during the tax holiday, according to the Alabama Retail Association. Items exempt during the holiday will include: clothing priced at $100 or less per article of clothing, school supplies valued at $50 or less per item, books that cost $30 or less per book and tablets, laptops, computers and printers with a selling price of $750 or less.
For a more detailed list of exempt and taxable items, check out https://revenue.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/STHolidayQuickRefSheet18.pdf.
For more general information about the tax holiday, visit https://alabamaretail.org/resources/salestaxholidays/back-to-school.
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