From August 2-4, many school supplies and clothing are exempt from Virginia sales tax. While there are specific guidelines, in general, shoppers can save the 5.3% that is typically paid as sales tax for the following:
- School & office supplies that cost $20 or less per item
- Most articles of clothing and footware priced at $100 or less each
For specific details, go to the tax holiday site of the Virginia Department of Taxation.