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Tax Holiday

  1. Office of the City Manager

City Hall

144 Tichenor Ave, Suite 1

  1. Email: webocm@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-7260
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

David D. Dorton

Director of Public Affairs

  1. Phone: (334) 501-7266
  2. Email: ddorton@auburnalabama.org
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The Auburn City Council has approved an ordinance authorizing the 2017 Sales Tax Holiday Weekend for Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23.

Items exempt from sales tax during the holiday:

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 and Computer Software - A single purchase with a sales price of $750 or less will be exempt. Items exempt include computers, computer software, and school computer supplies.

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 in the Sales Tax Holiday Brochure link on the left.

Items not exempt during the Sales Tax Holiday Weekend include:

  • Clothing accessories such as handbags, jewelry, sunglasses, and umbrellas;
  • Protective equipment such as breathing masks, hard hats, helmets, and safety belts;
  • Sports or recreational equipment such as ballet or tap shoes, athletic gloves, goggles, or shin guards;
  • Furniture;
  • Any systems, devices, software, or peripherals designed or intended primarily for recreational use;
  • Video games;
  • Magazines, newspapers, periodicals, or any other document printed or offered for sale in a non-bound form.

For more information, please contact the City of Auburn Revenue Office at (334) 501-7239.