LIST: What is Tax Free This Weekend for the Holiday

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas’ sales tax holiday is this Saturday and Sunday, and Fox 24 has the complete list of everything that can be purchased tax free. 

The holiday starts Saturday at 12:01 a.m. and ends Sunday at 11:59 p.m. During that time, state and local sales tax won’t be collected on the items below. 

Clothing that costs less than $100 per item: 

  • Aprons
  • Athletic supporters
  • Baby receiving blankets
  • Bathing suits and caps
  • Beach capes and coats
  • Belts and suspenders
  • Boots 
  • Coats and jackets
  • Costumes
  • Diapers
  • Earmuffs
  • Footlets
  • Formal wear
  • Garters and garter belts
  • Girdles
  • Gloves and mittens
  • Hats and caps
  • Hosiery
  • Insoles for shoes
  • Lab coats
  • Neckties
  • Overshoes
  • Pantyhose
  • Rainwear
  • Rubber pants
  • Sandals
  • Scarves
  • Shoes and shoe laces
  • Slippers
  • Sneakers
  • Socks and stockings
  • Steel toed shoes
  • Underwear
  • Uniforms
  • Wedding apparel

Clothing accessories or equipment: 

  • Briefcases
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair notions
  • Handbags
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Jewelry
  • Sun glasses
  • Umbrellas
  • Wallets
  • Watches
  • Wigs and hair pieces

School supplies: 

  • Binders
  • Book bags
  • Calculators
  • Cellophane tape
  • Blackboard chalk
  • Compasses
  • Composition books
  • Crayons
  • Erasers 
  • Folders – expandable, pocket, plastic and manila
  • Glue, paste and paste sticks
  • Highlighters
  • Index cards
  • Index card boxes
  • Legal pads
  • Lunch boxes
  • Markers
  • Notebooks
  • Pencil boxes and other school supply boxes
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Paper 
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Protractors
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Writing tablets

School art supplies: 

  • Clay and glazes
  • Paints – acrylic, tempora and oil
  • Paintbrushes for artwork
  • Sketch and drawing pads
  • Watercolors

School instructional material: 

  • Reference books
  • Reference maps and globes
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks

The items below are still taxable. 

Sewing equipment and supplies: 

  • Knitting needles
  • Patterns
  • Pins
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machines
  • Sewing needles
  • Tape measures
  • Thimbles
  • Buttons
  • Fabric
  • Lace
  • Thread
  • Yarn
  • Zippers

Protective equipment: 

  • Breathing masks
  • Clean room apparel and equipment
  • Ear and hearing protectors
  • Face shields
  • Hard hats
  • Helmets
  • Paint or dust respirators
  • Protective gloves
  • Safety glasses and goggles
  • Safety belts
  • Tool belts
  • Welders’ gloves and masks

Sport or recreational equipment: 

  • Ballet and tap shoes
  • Spiked athletic shoes
  • Gloves – baseball, bowling, boxing, hockey and golf
  • Goggles
  • Hand and elbow guards
  • Life preservers and vests
  • Mouth guards
  • Roller and ice skates
  • Shin guards
  • Shoulder pads
  • Ski boots
  • Waders
  • Wetsuits and fins

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