Take Advantage of the Virginia Tax Holiday to Save on School Supplies, Clothing Purchases

August 05, 2021

Families in Virginia will get a sales tax break on clothes and supplies for school when the state holds its annual Virginia tax holiday, August 6-8.

To be eligible for the tax break, school supply items must be priced at $20 or less, and clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 or less. 

Among the eligible school supplies are art and music supplies, calculators, composition books and notebooks, paper, dictionaries, crayons, lunch boxes, pens, pencils, and reference books. 

Also eligible for the tax break are articles of clothing and footwear except sporting equipment or footwear designed primarily for athletic activity or protective use.  

More information about the Virginia tax holiday, including complete lists of eligible school supplies and clothing items, is available.