SC tax free holiday starts at midnight | News
BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - The annual South Carolina tax holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 3 and ends at midnight Aug. 5.
According to the South Carolina Dept. of Revenue during the sales-tax holiday, the 6 percent state sales and use tax won't apply during this time. The 6 percent state sales and use tax, and any applicable local sales and use tax, will not be imposed on clothing, clothing accessories (e.g., hats, scarves, hosiery, and handbags), footwear, school supplies (e.g., pens, pencils, paper, binders, notebooks, books, bookbags, lunchboxes, and calculators), computers, printers and printer supplies, computer software, and bath wash clothes, blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, sheet sets, comforter sets, bath towels, shower curtains, bath rugs and mats, pillows, and pillow cases.
SC Tax-free shopping does not apply to these items: jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, wallets, watches, furniture, rental of clothing or footwear, items for use in a business, or items placed on layaway or similar deferred payment and delivery plans.
For more details, see the SC Dept. of Revenue website.
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