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Reminder! 2022 Virginia State Tax Holiday – Back to School Shopping

Virginia State Tax Holiday

Friday, August 5th kicks off this season’s Tax-Free Shopping Weekend in Virginia!

Friday through Sunday (August 5-7, 2022) purchases of certain school supplies priced at less than $20 and certain clothing and footwear priced at less than $100 per item can be purchased tax-free.

You may also purchase qualifying hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products without paying sales tax. According to the Virginia Tax website, this includes:

  • School supplies, clothing, and footwear
    • Qualified school supplies – $20 or less per item
    • Qualified clothing and footwear – $100 or less per item
  • Hurricane and emergency preparedness products
    • Portable generators – $1,000 or less per item
    • Gas-powered chainsaws – $350 or less per item
    • Chainsaw accessories – $60 or less per item
    • Other specified hurricane preparedness items – $60 or less per item
  • Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products
    • Qualifying Energy Star™ or WaterSense™ products purchased for noncommercial home or personal use – $2,500 or less per item

For a list of what items you can purchase tax-free this year and additional detail on the process Click HERE.

Another great option for saving on school clothes are the local Children’s Consignment Events and Children’s Consignment Stores!


Back-To-School Virginia State Tax Holiday