Virginia’s Sales Tax Holiday Set for This Friday & Saturday

The Virginia Department of Taxation’s August Sales Tax Holiday is Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7. During that period, consumers can purchase qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items and EnergyStar and WaterSense products without paying sales tax. Qualified items include school supplies at $20 or less per item, clothing and footwear of $100 or less per item, portable generators of $1,000 or less, gas-powered chainsaws of $350 or less, and other specified hurricane preparedness items of $60 or less.

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