Alabama Sales Tax Holiday 2012
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday August 3, 2012, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday August 5, 2012, Alabama will hold its seventh annual sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing free of state sales or use tax.
CLOTHING – $100 or Less, per article of clothing. Includes all human wearing apparel suitable for general use – Not an all-inclusive list
COMPUTERS, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, & SCHOOL COMPUTER SUPPLIES – A single purchase with a sales price of $750 or Less.
EXEMPT: COMPUTERS – For purposes of the exemption, a computer may include a laptop, desktop, or tower computer system which consists of a central processing unit (CPU), and devices such as a display monitor, keyboard, mouse, and speakers sold as a computer package. Computer parts and devices not sold as part of a package with the CPU, will not qualify for the exemption.
SCHOOL COMPUTER SUPPLIES – An item commonly used by a student in a course of study in which a computer is used – All inclusive list includes:
SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES & SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL – Sales Price of $50 or Less, per item (Noncommercial Purchases)
SCHOOL SUPPLIES – All Inclusive List:
paper, poster board, and construction paper)
SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES – All Inclusive List:
SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL – All Inclusive List: (Written material commonly used by
a student in a course of study as a reference and to learn the subject being taught)