EASTERN IOWA LOCAL NEWS HEADLINES

 

Annual Sales Tax Free Holiday takes place Friday and Saturday

THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 2ND AND 3RD IS THE ANNUAL SALES TAX FREE-HOLIDAY IN IOWA. VICTORIA DANIELS WITH THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE RECENTLY LOOKED AT THE AMOUNT OF MONEY CONSUMERS SAVE DURING THIS EVENT. "ABOUT 4.4 MILLION (m) IN SALES TAXES ARE SAVED BY CONSUMERS BECAUSE OF THIS EXEMPTION".THE SALES TAX HOLIDAY ONLY APPLIES TO SELECT CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR, NO SPECIALTY ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT, NO BACK-PACKS, AND IT APPLIES ONLY TO ITEMS THAT ARE UNDER 100-DOLLARS. THE LIST OF ITEMS INCLUDED CAN BE FOUND ON THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE'S WEBSITE.

 

More Articles