The St. Louis Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Starts August 5th
Back-to-school shoppers in St. Louis County and St. Charles County will enjoy savings of up to 8% this coming weekend as the tax man takes a weekend break. While all Missourians will be exempt from the 4.225% sales tax on certain items, St. Charles and St. Louis County shoppers will not have to pay county sales tax. Sweeeeet!!
What items qualify for the tax break? (Check the list below the video)
List of Items That Qualify for the St. Louis Sales Tax Holiday
Clothing – Articles of clothing costing up to $100 including cloth needed to make school uniforms or clothing. Watches, watchbands, purses, jewelry, scarves, ties, umbrellas, ties, headbands and belt buckles do not qualify.
Supplies for School – Books, paper, pencils, backpacks, art supplies and calculators are covered items. Sports equipment, phones, and furniture are not covered.
Software – Up to $350
Personal Computers – Up to $3,500
Peripheral Devices for Your Computer – Up to $3500 including disk drives, video cards, speakers, modems and printers.
Cities Not Participating in the St. Louis Back-to-School Tax Holiday
Sooo… who are the party poopers? Continue fo find out which areas have opted out …
West St. Louis County Cities that Opted Out of the Tax Holiday
Ballwin, DesPeres, Ellisville, Town & Country, Twin Oaks and Manchester
St. Charles County Cties that Opted Out of the Tax Holiday
Flint Hill, New Melle and St. Peters
Shoppers in the cities mentioned above will not have to pay state or county sales taxes but they will have to pay city sales tax.
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