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Tax Free Weekend is August 2 - 4


Don't miss out on Tax Free shopping!North Carolina's tax free weekend is August 2 - 4.

If you shop for the following items during this weekend, you will shop tax free:

  • clothing, footwear and school supplies under $100
  • school instructional materials under $300 
  • sports and recreation equipment under $50
  • computers under $3,500
  • computer supplies under $250
  • Tablet computers and netbooks of $3,500 or less per item qualify.
  • An eReader with enhanced computing functions, such as internet access, e-mail, and the ability to download and run applications, is a computer for purposes of the sales tax holiday period.  Basic eReaders are not computers and are subject to tax during the holiday.

 


 

Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday

North Carolina will also be offering a sales tax holiday on qualifying energy star certified appliances on November 1 - 3 of this year. The holiday applies to the following Energy Star purchases:

  • Clothes washers
  • Freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Central air conditioners
  • Room air conditioners
  • Air-source heat pumps
  • Ceiling fans
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Programmable thermostats