Attention teachers, parents, and students: states nationwide are providing tax free holiday weekends just in time for back to school shopping! This weekend, Louisiana will provide exemption from state taxes on the first $2,500 of tangible consumer purchases. The 4% state tax will be removed, but taxes imposed by parishes, municipalities, and other political subdivisions will still apply. For Louisiana, the holiday will officially begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 5th and continue until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 6th.
Other states around the country are offering fall tax savings as well. To find out how your state is participating and how you can save, search online for your state plus “tax holiday.” Here are a few and their upcoming tax saving weekends:
- NC – August 5-7
- TN – August 5-7
- FL – August 12-14
- MA – August 13-14
- TX – August 19-21
To learn more about Louisiana’s exemptions and conditions of this tax-free holiday, click here to visit the Louisiana Department of Revenue website. Don’t miss out on this chance to save!