Auburn, Ala. - Auburn’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend will offer savings for parents sending their children back to school this fall. The tax holiday weekend begins Friday, August 2 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 4 at midnight.
Items exempt from state and city sales tax fall into 3 major categories:
Clothing – All "human-wearing apparel" suitable for general use is exempt unless it otherwise appears on the taxable list; clothing items must cost $100 or less per article of clothing to be exempt.
Computers, Computer Software, and School Computer Supplies – A single purchase with a sales price of $750 or less will be exempt. Exempt items include computers, computer software and any item commonly used by a student in a course of study in which a computer is used.
School supplies – Any items of $50 or less per item commonly used by a student in a course of study will be exempt. Supplies may include art supplies, reference maps and globes, textbooks on an official school book list with a sales price of more than $30 but less than $50, and books with a sales price of $30 or less per book. An all-inclusive list of exempt school supplies may be found on the City’s web site at www.auburnalabama.org.
Items not exempt during the Sales Tax Holiday Weekend include:
For more information, please contact the City of Auburn’s Revenue Office at 501-7224 or visit the City's website at www.auburnalabama.org/ to find an all-inclusive list of taxable and tax exempt items.
Pick up coupons and specials for the weekend from participating Auburn merchants at the 4th Annual Farewell Summer Block Party Sponsored by Chick-fil-A Magnolia Avenue on Friday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. at Town Creek Park. The first 200 attendees will receive a goody bag, courtesy of local merchants. Limit, one bag per family. Enjoy FREE music, door prizes, purchase food from Chick-fil-A, and stay for a FREE outdoor movie on our large, inflatable screen.
Updated: July 31, 2013 | 9:17 am