Oklahoma's sales tax holiday


Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 5:51 pm
By: News 9


Getting ready for back to school can be exciting, but it can also be expensive, and to help you out Oklahoma has its own Sales Tax Holiday.

The Oklahoma Sales Tax Holiday for 2008 begins at Friday, Aug. 1 and ends at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 3.

The law exempts most clothing and footwear priced under $100. For a complete list of the items you can buy during the Sales Tax Holiday, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is a sales tax holiday?
  2. When is Oklahoma's sales tax holiday?
  3. Why is Oklahoma having a sales tax holiday?
  4. Who may make sales tax-exempt purchases?
  5. What items are exempt from sales tax?
  6. What items are not exempt from sales tax?
  7. Is there a listing of items that are exempt?
  8. Is there a maximum price before an item becomes taxable?
  9. Are all retailers required to participate?
  10. What if a retailer has a buy one, get one free sale?
  11. What if the retailer or purchaser has a coupon that reduces the purchase price of an item to less than $100?
  12. Do items placed in layaway qualify for a sales tax exemption?
  13. Do items ordered online qualify for the sales tax holiday?
  14. If a retailer runs out of an item and offers a rain check will the transaction still be exempt from sales tax?