Burton Kelso, Tech Expert
What Technology Can I Purchase on Tax-Free Weekend?
Tax-Free Weekend is the 2nd most wonderful time of the year, especially if you live in an area that offers it. You probably didn't know this, but it's a good time to purchase new technology for your home. If you're in one of the participating 16 states, you can take advantage of no sales tax on new tech at places like Walmart, Target, as well as online retail shows such as Amazon. If you're looking to purchase new gadgets for that student in your life or yourself, it's always a good idea to save a few dollars. Check out the general rules for tax-free weekend and must-have and awesome tech items for back to school or just to use in your home.
Anyone can purchase a laptop, desktop, tablet, or specific computer during the tax-free weekend. Your purchase must be less than $1,500 and for personal use. You can also purchase televisions, cameras, and wireless earbuds. It varies from state to state but some items not included are smartphones, e-readers, flash drives, individually purchased software, printer supplies, and household items. Check with your state to verify what qualifies for a tax-free purchase.