Shoppers see break on sales and use taxes before school starts during Oklahoma tax holiday.


Shoppers to see break on clothing

By Katrina Goforth - kgoforth@civitasmedia.com



Local businesses selling clothing and footwear set to participate in Oklahoma sales tax weekend Aug. 4-6.


A nonexclusive list of sales tax free items during the Aug. 4-6 holiday:

  • Aprons, household and shop
  • Athletic supporters
  • Baby receiving blankets
  • Bathing suits and caps
  • Beach capes and coats
  • Belts and suspenders
  • Boots
  • Coats and jackets
  • Costumes
  • Diapers, children and adult, including disposable diapers
  • Ear muffs
  • Footlets
  • Formal wear
  • Garters and garter belts
  • Girdles
  • Gloves and mittens for general use
  • Hats and caps
  • Hosiery
  • Insoles for shoes
  • Lab coats
  • Neckties
  • Overshoes
  • Pantyhose
  • Rainwear
  • Rubber pants
  • Sandals
  • Scarves
  • Shoes and shoe laces
  • Slippers
  • Sneakers
  • Socks and stockings
  • Steel toed shoes
  • Underwear
  • Uniforms, athletic and non-athletic
  • Wedding apparel

Every year before school starts back up after the summer break, the State of Oklahoma Tax Commission issues a sales tax holiday. This year, the annual holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 4 and ends at midnight Aug. 6 and applies a sales tax exemption for certain clothing and shoe purchases. Though the exemption is
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Reach Katrina Goforth at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

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