South Carolina’s 2020 sales tax holiday kicks off Aug. 7

Published: Jun. 29, 2020 at 10:07 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Computers, clothes, and school supplies are among a variety of items customers can purchase free of sales tax during South Carolina’s annual 72-hour sales tax holiday.

The holiday goes from Aug. 7-9.

The South Carolina Department of Revenue reminds shoppers that eligible items can be purchased online and in-store without paying the state’s 6% sales tax and any applicable local taxes.

Tax-free items include computers, printers, school supplies, clothing and accessories, footwear, and certain bed and bath items. These tax-free items can be new or used and are eligible regardless of price.

Items that are not tax-free during the period include digital cameras, smartphones, jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, wallets, watches, furniture, rental clothing or footwear, and items for use in a trade or business.

For tips for safe sales tax holiday shopping, visit

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