Virginia’s state sales tax holiday—helping consumers with back-to-school, emergency preparedness and energy-efficient appliance purchases—will be held on the first weekend in August.
The three-day event starts at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 6, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8.
During that period, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star and WaterSense products without paying sales tax.
Eligible items include:
—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 quali...
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