Fall brings tax breaks for energy efficient appliances

October 18, 2013

tax breaks tax breaks October is Energy Awareness Month in hopes consumers will learn to make better decisions about energy usage. Purchasing energy efficient appliances often will often get you tax breaks.  As part of this campaign, several states hold sales tax holidays for the purchase of energy efficient appliances.
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North Carolina considers ending its sales tax holiday

July 25, 2013

tax holiday tax holiday For the past 11 years, North Carolina held a three-day tax holiday every year for back to school purchases. This gave North Carolina residents a chance to stock up on school supplies, books, and laptops while also giving stores a sales boost. The North Carolina Senate
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Texas sales tax holiday shifts back one week

June 24, 2013

Texas sales tax holiday Texas sales tax holiday The Texas legislature moved its annual Sales Tax Holiday to Aug. 9 – 11,2013. The Texas sales tax holiday was previously scheduled to be a week later in the month. During this weekend, shoppers in Texas will be exempt from sales and
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Wisconsin contemplates sales tax exemption holidays

February 27, 2013

Wisconsin sales tax exemption Wisconsin sales tax exemption Wisconsin lawmakers have proposed two different sales tax holidays for state residents. Rep. Chad Weininger of Green Bay and Sen. Rick Gudex of Fond du Lac circulated a bill as of February seeking co-sponsors of the measure that would waive sales taxes
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Alabama announces Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

January 11, 2013

Alabama has announced dates for its second annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. It will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, through Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 during which time Alabamians are encouraged to stock up on supplies to protect their homes and businesses
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Hurricane-effected businesses can apply for sales tax exemption

December 17, 2012

A limited number of New York City small businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy may apply for up to $100,000 in sales tax exemptions on the purchase of building construction materials, equipment and services to aid in their rebuilding.
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North Carolina Energy Star tax holiday approaches

October 03, 2012

Energy Star tax holiday North Carolina Energy Star tax holiday approaches Energy Star tax holiday will be from Nov. 2 – 4, 2012.  Energy Star qualified products sold for non-commercial use will be exempt from the state sales tax. Qualifying items can include: clothes washers, in-room and central air conditioners,
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Energy Star sales tax holiday in Georgia

October 01, 2012

sales tax holiday in Georgia sales tax holiday in Georgia There will be a sales tax holiday in Georgia Oct. 5 – 7 for energy and water efficient products with a sales price of $1,500 or less. “Energy efficient products” include products for noncommercial home or personal use and does not apply to
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Back to school sales tax holidays for 2012

July 31, 2012

Seventeen states will be exempting various back to school items from sales tax this year Shoppers get excited about the many back to school sales this time of year. Adding fuel to the fire, many states will be waiving the state, and sometimes local, sales tax on school-related items. Generally,
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Parts of Alabama to hold severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday

June 12, 2012

Several counties in Alabama have approved a measure to suspend the state’s general 4-percent sales tax July 6-8 for items considered to be useful for severe weather preparedness.
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Energy Star tax free weekend in Texas

May 25, 2012

Texas declares a tax free weekend for ENERGY STAR appliances.  Sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. (after midnight) on Saturday, May 26, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day). The products qualifying for the exemption are:
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