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Tennessee Tax-free Weekend is July 26 – 28: What to Know

Here's everything you need to know about the state’s sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers.

Tennesseeans get the chance to save on clothes, school supplies and devices during the state’s annual tax-free weekend the last full weekend of July. It begins at exactly at 12:01 a.m. this Friday, July 26, 2024, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2024.

Here’s a rundown of how to save this weekend in the Volunteer state.

STH Clothing

Tax-free clothing items in Tennessee

Most clothing will be tax-free, though all items bought must be $100 or less per item. The following types of clothing are exempt:

  • Shirts
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Dresses
  • Belts
  • Hats
  • Underwear
  • Gloves and Mittens
  • Scarves and Neckware
  • Uniforms (athletic or non-athletic)

Items which will not be exempt from taxes include:

  • Items sold together, like shoes and full uniforms, cannot be split to stay under $100.
  • Jewelry
  • Handbags
  • Separately sold belt buckles, patches and emblems
  • Sewing equipment and supplies
  • Protective equipment

STH School Supplies

Tax-free school supplies in Tennessee

The vast majority of school supplies will be exempt this weekend, but once again, must be under $100 per item. Examples of exempt items include:

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.