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2016 "Back-to-School" Sales Tax Holiday

Local Governments:

Will your locality be participating in the 2016 "Back-to-School" Sales Tax Holiday?

Information for localities that previously passed ordinances/resolutions to participate annually.

Consumers and Retailers:

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday August 5, 2016, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday August 7, 2016, Alabama will hold its eleventh annual sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing free of state sales or use tax.  Local sales and use tax may apply – see list of participating cities and counties.  

Retailers are required to participate and may not charge tax on items that are legally tax-exempt during the Sales Tax Holiday. 

Sales Tax Holiday Quick Reference Sheet of Exempt Items

Participating Cities & Counties

Sales Tax Holiday for "Back-To-School" Rule 810-6-3-.65

Sales Tax Holiday for "Back-To-School" Law

    (Title 40, Chapter 23, Article 7, Sections 40-23-210 through 213)

Sales Tax Holiday Act No. 2006-574


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