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Georgia sales tax free weekend sales tax exemption list

GEORGIA

12:01 a.m. Thursday through midnight Sunday

GENERAL EXEMPTIONS

• Clothing — Applies to articles of clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100 or less per item. NOT EXEMPT are clothing accessories such as handbags, umbrellas, cuff links, handkerchiefs, jewelry, key cases, wallets, watches and watch bands, and ponytail holders and similar hair products.

• Personal computers — Applies to a single purchase of $1,500 or less of personal computers and/or related accessories. If the single purchase exceeds $1,500, the entire transaction is taxable. NOT EXEMPT are furniture, cellular telephones and any systems, devices, software, or peripherals designed or intended primarily for recreational use.

• School supplies — Applies to supplies with a sales price of $20 or less per item.

EXEMPTION LIST CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR

Aerobic clothing

Antique/vintage clothing

Athletic pads

Athletic supporters

Baby clothes

Bandanas

Baseball cleats

Bathing suits, caps and cover-ups

Belt buckles

Belts

Belts for weightlifting or back support

Blouses

Boots

Bow ties

Bowling shoes

Bras

Caps and hats

Cleated and spiked footwear

Coats, capes, shawls and wraps

Corsets and corset laces

Coveralls

Diapers, cloth and disposable (adult and baby)

Dresses

Employee uniforms

Fishing boots (waders)

Fishing vests

Football pads

Formal clothing

Garter and garter belts

Girdles

Gloves

Graduation caps and gowns (except rented)

Gym suits

Hand muffs

Hats and caps

Headbands (athletic)

Helmets

Hosiery, including support hosiery

Hunting vests

Ice skates

Jackets

Jeans

Jogging suits

Jumpers

Knee pads

Lab coats

Leg warmers

Leotards and tights

Lingerie

Martial arts attire

Mittens

Neckwear and ties

Overshoes and rubber shoes

Pants

Pantyhose

Raincoats and ponchos

Robes

Roller blades

Roller skates

Running suits

Safety clothing

Safety shoes

Scarves

School uniforms

Shawls and wraps

Shin guards and padding

Shirts

Shoe laces

Shoes

Shorts

Ski suits (snow)

Skirts

Slacks

Sleepwear, nightgowns, pajamas

Slippers

Slips

Socks

Sports coats

Sports uniforms

Suits

Suspenders

Sweat clothes (shirts and pants)

Sweatbands

Sweaters

Swimsuits and trunks

T-shirts

Tuxedos, excluding cufflinks and rentals

Undergarments

Uniforms

Vests (except water)

COMPUTERS AND ACCESSORIES

Antivirus software

Batteries (designed for computer)

Cables (computer)

Car adaptor for laptop

CD/DVD/floppy disks (blank)

Central processing unit

Compact disk drives

Computer supplies

Computers

Database software

Docking station (for a computer)

Educational software

Finance software

Greeting card software

Hard drive (computer)

Internet software

Keyboard

Memory

Microphone

Modems

Monitors

Motherboard

Mouse

Operational software

Personal digital assistant devices (except those allowing any type of voice communication)

Port replicators

Printer cartridges

Printers (including "all-in-one" models)

Router

Scanners

Screen projectors (monitor type)

Software (non-recreational)

Speakers (computer)

Storage devices

USB cables

USB memory devices (excluding those for use in digital cameras)

Web camera

Word-processing software

Zip drives

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Appointment books

Backpacks

Book bags

Book covers

Book markers

Calculators

CD/DVD/floppy disks (blank)

Chalk

Chalkboard erasers

Children's books (school related)

Clipboards

Colored pencils

Compass

Composition books

Computer supplies

Construction paper

Crayon box

Crayons

Daily planners

Dictionaries

Dividers

Duffel bags

Easel pads

Erasers

File jackets

Flash cards

Folders

Glue

Glue refills

Graph paper

Highlighters

Index cards

Ink

Ink cartridges

Label holders

Labels

Lead

Loose-leaf binders

Lunch boxes

Markers

Mechanical pencils

Memo books

Notebooks

Organizers

Paper (notebook, printer or pads)

Paper clips

Paste

Pencil box

Pencil erasers

Pencil lead

Pencil sharpener

Pencils

Pens

Portfolios

Poster board

Protractors

Rubber bands

Rulers

Scissors

Scotch tape

Sheet protectors

Staplers

Staples

Sticky notes

Tape

Tape refills

Thesauruses

Whiteout

Wire-bound notebooks

ALABAMA

12:01 a.m. CST Friday through midnight Sunday

GENERAL EXEMPTIONS

• Clothing — Applies to articles of clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100 or less per item.

• Personal computers — Applies to a single purchase of $750 or less of personal computers and/or related accessories. If the single purchase exceeds $1,500, the entire transaction is taxable. NOT EXEMPT are furniture and any systems, devices, software, peripherals designed or intended primarily for recreational use.

• School supplies — Applies to supplies with a sales price of $50 or less per item. Includes art supplies and school instructional material.

EXEMPTION LIST CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR

Belts

Boots

Caps

Coats

Diapers

Dresses

Gloves

Gym suits

Hats

Hosiery

Jackets

Jeans

Neckties

Pajamas

Pants

Raincoats

Robes

Sandals

Scarves

School uniforms

Shirts

Shoes

Shorts

Socks

Sneakers

Underwear

COMPUTERS AND ACCESSORIES

Laptops

Desktop computer systems

Monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers sold as package

Computer storage media (diskettes, compact discs)

Handheld electronic schedulers (except cellular phones)

Personal digital assistants (except cellular phones)

Computer printers

Printer supplies (printer and ink)

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Binders

Blackboard chalk

Book bags

Calculators

Cellophane tape

Compasses

Composition books

Crayons

Erasers

Folders

Glue, paste, and paste sticks

Highlighters

Index cards

Index card boxes

Legal pads

Lunch boxes

Markers

Notebooks

Paper (notebook, graph, poster board, etc.)

Pencil boxes

Pencil sharpeners

Pencils

Pens

Protractors

Rulers

Scissors

Writing tablets

Clay & Glazes

Paints (acrylic, tempora & oil)

Paintbrushes for artwork

Sketch and drawing pads

Watercolors

Reference maps and globes

Textbooks on official schoollist (priced between $30 and $50)

* SOURCES: Georgia Department of Revenue, Alabama Department of Revenue

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