Governor Bob McDonnell has announced the dates for Virginia’s tax free holiday, August 3-5, 2012. The 5 percent sales tax will not be imposed on school supplies that are 20 dollars or less and clothing and footwear 100 dollars or less.
Parents, students and educators the sales tax is exempt on school supplies as binder pockets, book bags, calculators, highlighters and more. Also, the sales tax is imposed on clothes as gym suits, uniforms, hats and cats, shoes, sneakers and more.
View a complete list of school supplies and clothing items that are tax free during the tax free holiday weekend http://www.tax.virginia.gov/documents/Sales%20Tax%20Holiday%20for%20Clothing%20and%20School%20Supplies%20-%20Lists%20of%20Exempt%20Items.pdf