Oklahoma Families Prepare for Tax Free Weekend
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The school year is fast approaching and parents are trying to save some money before sending these students back to class.
Families in Oklahoma can visit state stores to participate in the annual state sales tax holiday starting Friday, August 6.
Officials say qualifying items will be sold without sales tax starting at 12:01 am on Friday, August 6.
The tax-free holiday will end on Sunday, August 8 at 11:59 p.m.
According to the Oklahoma Tax Commission, clothing and footwear under $ 100 will be tax exempt during the event.
Some of the items that have been exempt from tax in the past are as follows:
- Aprons, household and boutique
- Sports supporters
- Baby reception blankets
- Swimwear and hats
- Beach capes and coats
- Belts and suspenders
- Coats and jackets
- Diapers, children and adults, including disposable diapers
- Ceremonial clothing
- Garters and garter belts
- General purpose gloves and mittens
- Hats and caps
- Shoe insoles
- Lab coats
- Shoe covers
- Rubber pants
- Shoes and shoe laces
- Socks and stockings
- Steel Toe Shoes
- Uniforms, sports and non-sports
- Wedding clothes.
However, the tax-free promotion does not apply to accessories or “special clothing or footwear primarily designed for athletic activity or protective use which are not normally worn except when used for athletic activity or clothing. protective use, nor for the rental of clothing or shoes. “
Other items that are not exempt from tax include jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, wallets, watches, and rental clothing or shoes.
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