Sales tax free holiday
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Clothing (including footwear) with a sales price of $100.00 or less per item. The exemption excludes clothing accessories such as jewelry, handbags, umbrellas, eyewear, watches, and watchbands.

Examples of exempt items:

Antique/vintage clothing

Aprons, household and shop

Athletic clothing (e.g., ski wear, uniforms, tennis apparel)

­-Athletic pads and guards

­Athletic supporters

-Baby receiving blankets

-Baby clothes

-Bandanas

-Bathing suits and caps

-Bathing suit cover-ups

-Belts and suspenders

-Belts for weightlifting or back support

-Blouses

-Bras

-Caps and hats

-Coats and jackets of all types

-Capes, shawls, and wraps

-Corsets and corset laces

-Costumes

-Coveralls

-Dresses

-Diapers, children and adult, including disposable and reusable diapers and diaper covers

-Ear muffs

-Football pads

-Footwear of all types including cleated and spiked shoes

-Formal wear

-Garters and garter belts

-Girdles

-Gloves and mittens for any purpose

-Hats and caps

-Hand muffs

-Headbands (athletic)

-Helmets

-Hosiery

-Insoles and inserts for shoes

-Knee pads

-Lab coats

-Leg warmers

-Leotards and tights

-Lingerie

-Neckties and bowties

-Pants

-Rainwear

-Robes

-Scarves

-Shin guards

-Shirts

-Shoe laces

-Shorts and skorts

-Skates (ice, roller, roller blades)

-Skirts

-Sleepwear

-Socks

-Suits

-Sweaters

-T-shirts

-Underwear including long or thermal underwear

-Uniforms, athletic and non-athletic

-Vests

Examples of taxable items:

-Baby bibs

-Belt buckles sold separately

-Briefcases

-Clothing accessories or equipment

-Corsages and boutonnieres

-Cosmetics

-Costume masks sold separately

-Crib blankets

-Cuff links

-Diaper bags

-Eyewear, nonprescription

-Fanny packs

-Hair notions including, but not limited to, barrettes, hair bows, and hair nets

-Handbags

-Handkerchiefs

-Hard hats

-Jewelry

-Key cases

-Life jackets and vests

-Masks and goggles, protective and swim

-Materials used to repair clothing and shoes

-Patches and emblems sold separately

-Personal flotation devices

-Sewing equipment and supplies

-Sewing materials

-Umbrellas

-Wallets

-Watches

-Watchbands

-Wigs and hair pieces

Computers

The following items will be exempt:

Computers, computer components, and prewritten software purchased for noncommercial home or personal use with a sales price of $1000 or less per item.

Examples of exempt items:

-Batteries (designed for a computer)

-Cables (computer)

-Car adaptors for laptops

-Central processing units

-Compact disk drives

-Computers including electronic book readers and laptop, desktop, handheld, tablet, and tower computers, consisting of a central processing unit, random access memory, and a storage drive

-Data storage devices (e.g., DVDs, CDs, flash drives, diskettes, memory cards) (excluding those designed for use in digital cameras or other taxable items)

-Docking stations (designed for a computer)

-Hard drives (computer)

-Keyboards (computer)

-Memory

-Microphones

-Modems

-Monitors

-Motherboards

-Mouses

-Personal digital assistant devices (except cellular telephones)

-Port replicators

-Prewritten computer software

-Printer cartridges

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

-Routers

-Scanners

-Speakers (computer)

-Web cameras

-Zip drives

Examples of taxable items:

-Batteries (regular)

-Cases for electronic devices

-CDs/DVDs (music, voice or prerecorded item)

-Cellular telephones

-Computer bags

-Copy machines

-Digital cameras

-Game controllers (e.g., joy sticks)

-Game systems and consoles

-MP3 Players or accessories

-Projectors

-Surge protectors

-Televisions

-Items purchased for commercial use

School Supplies

The following items will be exempt:

School supplies purchased for noncommercial use with a sales price of $20.00 or less per item.

Only the following items are exempt:

-Binders

-Blackboard chalk

-Book bags

-Calculators

-Cellophane tape

-Clay and glazes for artwork

-Compasses

-Composition books

-Computer printers, printer paper, and printer ink

-Computer storage media

-Crayons

-Erasers

-Folders (expandable, pocket, plastic, and manila)

-Glue, paste, and paste sticks

-Handheld electronic schedulers, except devices that are cellular phones

-Highlighters

-Index card boxes

-Index cards

-Legal pads

-Lunch boxes

-Markers

-Notebooks

-Paintbrushes for artwork

-Paints for artwork

Paper (loose leaf ruled notebook paper, copy paper, graph paper, tracing paper, manila paper, colored paper, poster board, and construction paper)

-Pencil boxes and other school supply boxes

-Pencil sharpeners

-Pencils

-Pens

-Personal digital assistants, except devices that are cellular phones

-Protractors

-Reference books

-Reference maps and globes

-Rulers

-Scissors

-Sketch and drawing pads

-Textbooks

-Watercolors for artwork

-Workbooks

-Writing tablets

Examples of taxable items:

-Briefcases

-Envelopes

-Janitorial Supplies

-Medical Supplies

-Supplies used in a trade or business.

The school supply lists for Murray County Schools can be seen online at www.murray.k12.ga.us.