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North Carolina Announces 2011 Sales Tax Holiday

Indirect Tax, Sales and Use Tax July 18, 2011


North Carolina has issued a press release officially announcing the dates for the 2011 Sales Tax Holiday. This year North Carolinians can save money by purchasing items like clothing, school supplies and computers from 12:01am Friday, Aug. 5 through 11:59pm Sunday, Aug. 7.

Eligible items include:

  • Clothing and footwear of $100 or less per item;
  • School Supplies of $100 or less per item;
  • school instructional materials of $300 or less per item;
  • sports and recreational equipment of $50 or less per item;
  • computers of $3,500 or less per item;
  • and computer supplies of $250 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax.

Go to for more details on the 2011 sales tax holiday