For Immediate Release: Contact: Elise Marsh
August 2, 2010 703-209-3787
Sales Tax Holiday August 6 – 8th
VA – Delegate Comstock issued the following
information as a reminder about the upcoming Sales Tax Holiday:
This weekend, August 6 through
8, Virginia will hold a tax-free holiday for back to school shopping. During
this tax holiday, certain school supplies, clothing, and footwear will be
exempt from the Virginia sales tax.
Since 2006, Virginia has eliminated the sales tax charge on certain school
related items for one weekend each year.
All school supplies selling for $20 or less per item, and articles of clothing,
including footwear, selling for $100 or less per item, will be exempt from
To view a full list
of the items that are included in the sales tax holiday, visit www.tax.virginia.gov.