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Missouri Tax-Free Shopping Weekend 2014

Visit Kansas City the first weekend in August (1-3) and take advantage of Missouri’s back-to-school sales-tax holiday. Shop for clothing, school supplies and computers — and pay no sales tax in select Missouri cities and counties.

Sales Tax Holiday Information

The Sales Tax Holiday will be available Friday, August 1, through Sunday, August 3 in select cities and counties across Missouri. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items are exempt from sales tax for this time period only.

Click on the links below for a list of cities, counties and districts that have chosen not to participate in this year's program.

Qualifying Items

The sales tax exemption is limited to:

  • Clothing – any article having a taxable value of $100 or less
  • School supplies – not to exceed $50 per purchase
  • Computer software – taxable value of $350 or less per purchase
  • Personal computers – not to exceed $3,500
  • Computer peripheral devices – not to exceed $3,500

For more detailed information on qualifying items, please visit the Missouri Department of Revenue's website.


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