South Carolina – Back To School Sales Tax Holiday August 3rd through August 5th

SALT Report 2018-10 – During the annual Sales Tax Holiday, a variety of back-to-school essentials are exempt from the state’s 6% Sales Tax and any applicable local taxes. Tax free items range from clothing, accessories, and shoes to school supplies, backpacks, and computers. Shoppers will also find tax free items for the home and dorm room.

In past years, South Carolina shoppers have saved between $2 million and $3 million during the holiday weekend.

Items such as jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, furniture, and layaway purchases are not exempt.

For More Information:
South Carolina DOR
IL – IL18-5 Sales Tax Holiday 2018
IL – RR10-7 List of Exempt Items
IL – RR10-8 Questions and Answers