City to Participate in 2014 "Back-to-School" Sales Tax Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Teresa M. Lee, or (334) 595-0102

July 9, 2014

 

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday August 1, 2014, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday August 3, 2014, Alabama will hold its eighth annual sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing free of state sales or use tax. Local sales and use tax may apply.

On June 17, 2014, the Prattville City Council passed an ordinance exempting certain "covered items" from the Municipal Sales and Use Tax on the weekend noted above.

List of Exempt Items: (https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/STHolidayQuickRefSheet14.pdf)

For more information, please visit the Alabama Department of Revenue 2014 "Back-to-School" Sales Tax Holiday web page: (https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/SalesTaxHol.cfm)

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