Alabama's Tax Free Weekend

Alabama's Tax Free Weekend

It is almost time to get back in the classroom. What better way to have everything you need for the start of school than with Tax Free Weekend. The Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday begins the third weekend in July on July 21st and goes through July 23rd. Come shop with us for the 18th annual sales tax holiday for the state of Alabama.

An Exciting Guide to Alabama’s Tax Free Weekend:

We know what you are thinking.. “How do you know what is taxable versus what is not?” Have no fear, here’s all you need to know for Tax Free Weekend!

Tax Exempt:

  • Clothing: Must be $100 or less, per article of clothing to be tax exempt. This includes all human wearing apparel suitable for general use. Some examples would be shirts, dresses, shorts, raincoats, jeans, belts, hats, etc.

  • Footwear: Again, must be $100 or less to apply. This includes sandals, sneakers, socks, shoes, etc. As long as the pair of socks or shoes is not over $100, they will be tax-exempt.

  • School Supplies: Must be $50 or less. These include things like backpacks, lunch boxes, binders, pencils, folders, scissors, notebooks, etc.

  • Computers, Computer Software, and School Computer Supplies: A single purchase with a sales price of $750 or less. This includes laptops, desktop, or tower computer systems that are sold as part of a package with the central processing unit. It also includes computer printers, computer storage media, etc.


  • Clothing and Footwear over $100

  • School Supplies (including backpacks) over $50

  • Clothing accessories like wallets, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, umbrellas, sunglasses, etc

For the purposes of shopping with us on Tax-Free Weekend, note that clothing and footwear ONLY $100 or less will be tax exempt. Also, note that backpacks MUST BE $50 or less to be applicable for tax exemption. This is valid whether you are shopping in-store or for Alabama state residents online with us from Friday, July 21 to midnight Sunday, July 23, 2023 CT.

For our online customers, please note that tax-free is designated in your cart based on your shipping location. If your zip code is not located in Alabama it will not apply. If you'd like to pick up in-store at a later date and you live more than 50 miles away from our location please enter our store's address (3535 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36303) as your shipping address.

Now you can shop confidently with the knowledge of what is taxable and what is not! Press the button below for more information on Tax Free Weekend.

Updated: April 17, 2023