City to Participate in 2016 Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

June 27, 2016

 

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday August 5, 2016, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday August 7, 2016, Alabama will hold its eleventh 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 April 5, 2016, 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/STHolidayQuickRefSheet16.pdf)

For more information, please visit the Alabama Department of Revenue 2016 "Back-to-School" Sales Tax Holiday web page: (https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/SalesTaxHol.cfm)

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