Tax-Free Week Starts on Aug. 21 - NBC Connecticut

Tax-Free Week Starts on Aug. 21

There is no tax on clothing and shoes under $300.

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    Tax-Free Week Starts on Aug. 21
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    Have you gotten your daily recommended intake of Walking With Shopping Bags?

    The annual sales tax holiday begins soon and there is more of an incentive to take advantage this year than in previous years.

    During sales tax-free week, which runs from Aug. 21 through Aug. 27, you won't have to pay sales tax on most clothing and shoes that cost less than $300.

    The sales tax exemption week is the first since Gov. Dannel Malloy’s state budget eliminated the tax exemption on clothing and shoes under $50.

    State law calls for the one-week sales and use tax exclusion to be held each year, from the third Sunday in August through the following Saturday.

    Malloy had originally proposed eliminating the exemption.