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2019 Sales Tax Free Week

Office of the Governor Press Release: 2019 Sales Tax Free Week


  • This year will be the state's 19th Sales Tax Free Week.
  • Per state statute, Sales Tax Free Week begins on the third Sunday of August and runs until the following Saturday.
  • 2019 Sales Tax Free Week dates are Sunday, August 18, through Saturday, August 24, 2019.

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