The State of Arkansas will hold its sales tax holiday, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday August 3, 2019, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday August 4, 2019, allowing shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, school art supplies, school instructional materials, and clothing – all free of state and local sales or use tax.
All retailers are required to participate and may not charge tax on items that are legally tax-exempt during the Sales Tax Holiday.
State and local sales tax will not be collected during this 48-hour period on the sale of:
- Clothing and footwear if the sales price is less than one hundred dollars ($100) per item;
- Clothing accessories and equipment if the sales price is less than fifty dollars ($50) per item;
- School supplies;
- School art supplies; and
- School instructional materials.
See below for the entire list of things that are and are not tax-free on these days.
For more information, contact a customer service representative by phone Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (501) 682-7104.