Virginia will hold its three-day sales tax holiday this weekend, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
At this time, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star and WaterSense products without paying sales tax.
The following items are eligible:
—Qualified school supplies ($20 or less per item);
—Qualified clothing and footwear ($100 or less per item);
—Portable generators ($1,000 or less per item);
—Gas-powered chainsaws ($350 or less per item);
—Chainsaw accessories ($60 or less per item);
—Other specified hurricane preparedness items ($60 or less per item);
—Qualifying Energy Star or WaterSense products purchased for noncommercial home or personal use ($2,500 or less per item).
Detailed lists of qualifying items and more information for retailers can be found at www.tax.virginia.gov/virginia-sales-tax-holiday.
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