Three Tennessee Sales Tax Holidays
For 2021, there are three sales tax holidays. The Tennessee General Assembly has approved two more sales tax holidays in addition to the traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies, and computers. For complete information go to <https://www.tn.gov/revenue/tax...;.
Tennessee’s traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.
During this time clothing, school supplies and computers may be purchased tax-free. Certain restrictions apply. Items sold online are also eligible. Items must be purchased for personal use, not for business or trade.
During the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, and ending at 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, food, food ingredients, and prepared foods are exempt from sales tax. This includes qualified sales of prepared food by restaurants, food trucks, caterers, and grocery stores.
Sales of alcoholic beverages are not included in items exempt during this period.
Gun safes and safety devices sold at retail are exempt from sales and use tax during the holiday period ending at 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2022.