GEORGIA (WTOC) - Important news for parents preparing for back-to-school shopping, there will be no tax-free weekend this year in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Revenue confirmed to WTOC that legislation was not passed this year by the Georgia Legislature to allow a tax-free shopping weekend.
A tax-free weekend will still be held in South Carolina this year. The dates are Friday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 6.
The tax-free savings apply to the following items:
- Accessories (such as bedspreads and linens.)
- School supplies (such as bookbags.)
- Computer equipment (such as printers.)
The tax-free savings do not apply to:
- Items placed on layaway.
To find tax-free weekend dates for other states, click here.