2015 Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 7-9

The Back to School Sales Tax holiday will run the weekend of Aug. 7-9. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as defined by the statute, are exempt from some sales tax for this time period only. The City is not participating for 2015, but state and county sales tax in the combined amount of 5.225 percent will be waived on the following items:

  • Clothing – any article having a taxable value of $100 or less
  • School supplies – not to exceed $50 per purchase
  • Computer software – taxable value of $350 or less
  • Personal computers – not to exceed $3,500
  • Computer peripheral devices – not to exceed $3,500

Find additional details on the State’s website: http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/consumers.php