Two 2020 Sales Tax Holidays

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During the 2020 legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly expanded the sales tax holiday for 2020 only. This year, there will be two sales tax holidays. For more information, visit <www.tntaxholiday.com>.

The first tax-free holiday weekend focuses on clothing and other back-to-school items. It begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 31 and ends Sunday, Aug. 2 at 11:59 p.m. During this time, clothing, school supplies, and computers and other qualifying electronic devices may be purchased tax-free. Certain price restrictions apply.

Exempt items sold online are also eligible. Items must be purchased for personal use, not for business or trade.

The second tax-free holiday weekend focuses on restaurant sales.It begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 and ends Sunday, Aug. 9 at 11:59 p.m.

During this time, the retail sale of food and drink by restaurants and limited service restaurants, as defined in Tenn. Code Ann. § 57-4-102, is exempt from sales tax.