Mark your calendars: SC's sales tax holiday returns Aug. 4 -6 - FOX Carolina 21

Mark your calendars: SC's sales tax holiday returns Aug. 4 -6

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School supplies fill a shopping cart. (File/FOX Carolina) School supplies fill a shopping cart. (File/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

South Carolina’s annual Sales Tax Holiday returns on August 4 – 6, according to the SC Department of Revenue.

During tax-free weekend, shoppers can purchase an array of school supplies and not have to pay the 6 percent state sales tax.

Shoppers will pay no sales tax on clothing, shoes, book bags, and computers. Items such as jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, furniture, and layaway purchases are not tax exempt.

Here are lists of items that can be purchased tax-free on Aug. 4 – 6:

The SCDOR said shoppers in the state save between $2 million and $3 million during the holiday weekend.

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