Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday Announced

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

 
 
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The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration recently issued rules regarding the annual sales tax holiday, confirming that it will take place the first weekend of August. Ark. Dept. of Fin. & Admin. Revenue R. 2012-2. This year, the sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 4 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, August 5. During that time, the following items are exempt from Arkansas sales tax:

  • Clothing, up to $100 per item;
  • Clothing accessories or equipment, up to $50 per item;
  • School supplies;
  • School art supplies;
  • School instructional materials.

Sports equipment, computers and books are specifically excluded from the annual sales tax holiday. However, books that qualify as school instructional materials or school supplies will qualify for the exemption.


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