Tennessee’s annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for Friday, July 27, through Sunday, July 29, 2018. During the three-day tax holiday, shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school and art supplies and computer purchases.
For a list of your student’s school supplies and classroom needs, please visit your school’s website by going to www.knoxschools.org and using the “Select a School” button at the top of the page.
A few examples of exempted items include the following:
Clothing: Shirts, dresses, pants, coats, gloves, hats and caps, hosiery, neckties, belts, sneakers, shoes, athletic and non-athletic uniforms, scarves, jackets, jeans, socks and underwear
School supplies: Binders, book bags and backpacks, calculators, tape, chalk, crayons, erasers, folders, glue, pens, pencils, lunch boxes, notebooks, paper, pencils, rulers and scissors
Art supplies: Clay and glazes, paints, paintbrushes, sketch and drawing pads and watercolors
Computers: Computers are defined as central processing units (CPUs) and bundled components including speakers, monitor, keyboard, mouse, cables and basic software. Laptop computers, desktop computers and tablets less than $1,500 each are eligible.