What To Buy During CT Tax Free Week! | Stamford Moms

Get ready to shop! The annual Connecticut sales tax-free week begins this Sunday, August 19 and runs until Saturday, August 25.

During the week, most clothing and footwear under $100 is exempt from Connecticut Sales and Use Tax. But items costing $100 or more are subject to sales tax based on the full purchase price.

Below are some of the tax exempt items when under $100:

  • Socks
  • Sneakers
  • Fashion boots
  • Hats
  • Dresses
  • Jeans
  • Work clothes
  • Blouses
  • Children’s bibs
  • Gloves, ear muffs, ski sweater & jackets

The complete list is available here.

Below are some of the items that are NOT tax exempt, even if under $100:

  • Jewelry
  • Party Costumes
  • Shin guards
  • Wet suits
  • Handbags & purses
  • Sports helmets & uniforms

The complete list is available here.

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