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Consumers to Take Advantage of July 16-18 Tax Holiday

Marengo County will participate in the 2021 back to school tax holiday.

Alabama’s 16th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items is July 16-18. This marks the fifth time the annual tax holiday will take place on the third weekend of July.

From 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 16, until midnight, Sunday, July 18, the state waives its four-percent sales tax on school-related supplies and clothing. More than 325 cities and counties throughout Alabama will waive their local taxes as well. Check the 2021 Participating Cities and Counties list to determine if your local communities are participating.

Exempt items include:

Clothing priced at $100 or less per article;

School supplies valued at $50 or less per item; books that cost $30 or less per book; and tablets, laptops, computers and printers with a selling price of $750 or less.