Liberty Tax Service Reminds Consumers of the Sales Tax Holiday for Back To School Supplies

 

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July 26, 2013 
   

 

 
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 Liberty Tax Service Reminds Consumers of the Sales Tax Holiday for Back To School Supplies  
 

Virginia Beach, VA (July 26, 2013) – Retailers are officially pushing summer items out the door to make room for Back To School and the sales tax holidays. Almost half the states in the nation offer “Back to School” tax holidays, which is typically a weekend of tax-free shopping on school supplies. Items can include clothing, electronics, footwear, and school supplies. 

Liberty Tax Service has compiled a list below of all the states including their tax break dates. For further details, visit the Liberty Tax Service website, http://www.libertytax.com/taxlounge/blogs, and click on the specific state to view their rules and regulations. Shoppers will want to review the details before hitting the stores as the items included in the sales tax break vary from state to state. 

The list of participating states and the dates they are offering the sales tax break are: 

  • Alabama: Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4 
  • Arkansas: Saturday, August 3 - Sunday, August 4 
  • Connecticut: Sunday, August 18 - Saturday, August 24 
  • Florida: Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4 
  • Georgia: Friday, August 9 - Saturday, August 10 
  • Iowa: Friday, August 2 - Saturday, August 3 
  • Louisiana: Friday, August 2 - Saturday, August 3 
  • Maryland: Sunday, August 11 - Saturday, August 17 
  • Mississippi: Friday, July 26 - Saturday, July 27 
  • Missouri: Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4 
  • North Carolina: Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4 
  • Oklahoma: Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4 
  • South Carolina: Friday, August 2, - Sunday, August 4 
  • Tennessee: Friday, August 2, - Sunday, August 4 
  • Texas: Friday, August 9, - Sunday, August 11 
  • Virginia: Friday, August 2, - Sunday, August 4 
 

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Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, JTH Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) is the parent company of Liberty Tax Service.  As the fastest-growing tax preparation franchise, Liberty Tax Service has prepared over 12 million individual income tax returns.  Liberty also offers an online tax service, eSmart Tax, which enables customers to do their own taxes wherever there’s a computer.  eSmart Tax is backed by the tax professionals at Liberty Tax Service and its nationwide network of over 30,000 tax preparers, ready to offer their assistance at any time. For a more in-depth look at Liberty Tax Service, visit www.libertytax.com.