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  • Writer's pictureBrian R. Schobel, CPA

Virginia's 3-Day Sales Tax Holiday | August 6 - 8, 2021

When is it?

August 6-8, 2021. The 3-day sales tax holiday starts the first Friday in August at 12:01 am and ends the following Sunday at 11:59 pm.

What is it?

During the sales tax holiday, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products without paying sales tax.

What items are eligible?

Can you buy school supplies online?

  • The item is both delivered to and paid for by the customer during the exemption period; or

  • The customer orders and pays for the item and the seller accepts the order during the exemption period for immediate shipment, even if delivery is made after the exemption period.

Detailed lists of qualifying items and more information for retailers can be found in the Sales Tax Holiday Guidelines.


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