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					                                                                             Sales Tax Holiday
                                                                                      August 10-11, 2012
Clothing
During the August 10-11 sales tax holiday, the following items will be exempt:
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                  Diapers, children and adult,              Lingerie
    Aprons, household and shop                including disposable and                  Neckties and bowties
    Athletic clothing (e.g., ski wear,        reusable diapers and diaper               Pants
    uniforms, tennis apparel)                 covers                                    Rainwear
    Athletic pads                             Ear muffs                                 Robes
    Athletic supporters                       Football pads                             Scarves
    Baby receiving blankets                   Footwear of all types including           Shin guards
    Baby clothes                              cleated and spiked shoes                  Shirts
    Bandanas                                  Formal wear                               Shoe laces
    Bathing suits and caps                    Garters and garter belts                  Shorts and skorts
    Bathing suit cover-ups                    Girdles                                   Skates (ice, roller, roller
    Belts and suspenders                      Gloves and mittens for any                blades)
    Belts for weightlifting or back           purpose                                   Skirts
    support                                   Hats and caps                             Sleepwear
    Blouses                                   Hand muffs                                Socks
    Bras                                      Headbands (athletic)                      Suits
    Caps and hats                             Helmets                                   Sweaters
    Coats and jackets of all types            Hosiery                                   T-shirts
    Capes, shawls, and wraps                  Insoles and inserts for shoes             Underwear including long or
    Corsets and corset laces                  Knee pads                                 thermal underwear
    Costumes                                  Lab coats                                 Uniforms, athletic and non-
    Coveralls                                 Leg warmers                               athletic
    Dresses                                   Leotards and tights                       Vests


Examples of taxable items:
    Baby bibs                                 Cuff links                                Handkerchiefs
    Belt buckles sold separately              Diaper bags                               Hard hats
    Briefcases                                Eyewear, nonprescription                  Jewelry
    Clothing accessories or equipment         Fanny packs                               Key cases
    Clothing that is rented or leased         Hair notions including, but not           Life jackets and vests
    Corsages and boutonnieres                 limited to, barrettes, hair bows,
    Cosmetics                                 and hair nets
    Crib blankets                             Handbags


The exemption does not apply to: Items used in a trade or business or for resale, or rentals; or sales
in theme parks, entertainment complexes, public lodging establishments, restaurants, or airports.
                                                                             Sales Tax Holiday
                                                                                      August 10-11, 2012
Computers
During the August 10-11 sales tax holiday, the following items will be exempt:
Single purchases, with a sales price of $1,000.00 or less, of personal computers and personal
computer-related accessories. The exemption excludes cellular devices, furniture, and computer-related
accessories designed for recreational use.


Examples of exempt items:
    Batteries (designed for a                 Docking stations (designed for a          Printers (including "all-in-one"
    computer)                                 computer)                                 models)
    Cables (computer)                         Hard drives (computer)                    Routers
    Car adaptors for laptops                  Keyboards (computer)                      Scanners
    Central processing units                  Memory                                    Speakers (computer)
    Compact disk drives                       Microphones                               Web cameras
    Computers including electronic            Modems                                    Zip drives
    book readers and laptop, desktop,         Monitors
    handheld, tablet, and tower               Motherboard
    computers, consisting of a central        Mouses
    processing unit, random access            Nonrecreational software (e.g.,
    memory, and a storage drive               antivirus, word processing,
    Data storage devices (e.g., DVDs,         financial, database, educational)
    CDs, flash drives, diskettes,             Personal digital assistant devices
    memory cards) (excluding those            (except cellular telephones)
    designed for use in digital cameras       Port replicators
    or other taxable items)                   Printer cartridges


 Examples of taxable items:
    Batteries (regular)                      Copy machines                              Rented computers or computer
    Cases for electronic devices             Digital cameras                            accessories
    CDs/DVDs (music, voice or                Games and gaming software                  Surge protectors
    prerecorded item)                        Game controllers (e.g., joy sticks)        Televisions
    Cellular telephones                      Game systems and consoles
    Computer bags                            MP3 Players or accessories
    Computers for recreation (games          Projectors
    and toys)




The exemption does not apply to: Items used in a trade or business or for resale, or rentals; or sales
in theme parks, entertainment complexes, public lodging establishments, restaurants, or airports.
                                                                             Sales Tax Holiday
                                                                                      August 10-11, 2012
School Supplies
During the August 10-11 sales tax holiday, the following items will be exempt:
General school supplies to be used in the classroom or in classroom-related activities with a sales
price of $20.00 or less per item.


Examples of exempt items:
    Appointment books                        File jackets                              Paper clips
    Book bags, including backpack-           Flash cards                               Paste
    style bags                               Folders                                   Pencil boxes
    Book covers                              Glue                                      Pencil lead
    Bookmarks                                Highlighters                              Pencil sharpeners
    Calculators                              Index cards                               Pencils
    Chalk                                    Ink                                       Pens
    Children's books                         Ink cartridges                            Portfolios
    Clipboards                               Labels                                    Protractors
    Compasses                                Loose-leaf binders                        Rubber bands
    Composition books                        Lunch boxes                               Rulers
    Correction fluid                         Markers                                   Scissors
    Crayons                                  Notebooks and memo books                  Sheet protectors
    Daily planners and agendas               Organizers                                Staplers and staples
    Dictionaries                             Paper (e.g., notebook,                    Sticky notes
    Dividers                                 construction, printer, graph, easel       Tape and tape refills
    Erasers, chalkboard and pencil           pads)                                     Thesauruses


 Examples of taxable items:
    Books (except children's books,          Envelopes                                 Supplies used in a trade or
    dictionaries and thesauruses)            Janitorial Supplies                       business
    Briefcases                               Medical Supplies




The exemption does not apply to: Items used in a trade or business or for resale, or rentals; or sales
in theme parks, entertainment complexes, public lodging establishments, restaurants, or airports.

				
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