Alabama is set to hold its 13th annual sales tax holiday beginning July 20-July 22, 2018. This gives shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing free of state sales tax.
During this three-day tax holiday period, the following are tax-exempt:
Clothing, including but not limited to jackets, school uniforms, socks, and sneakers with a sales price of $100 or less per item or article of clothing;
Computers, computer software, and school computer supplies, including but not limited to computer printers, printer paper, and printer ink with a sales price of $750 or less per single purchase;
School supplies with a noncommercial purchase sales price of $50 or less per item, including but not limited to binders, highlighters, notebooks, book bags, and writing tablets; and
Books with an ISBN number for noncommercial purchase with a sales price of $30 or less per book. These do not include magazines, newspapers, periodicals or any other document printed or offered for sales in a non-bound form.