Iowa’s annual state sales tax holiday is this Friday and Saturday.
Victoria Daniels of the Department of Revenue says there are limits on the tax exemption:
OC………..the exemption” :16
Accessories do not qualify for the sales tax exemption.
OC………things like that. ;11
There are some items that people often mistakenly think are included, such as bookbags and backpacks, but it really only includes clothing and footwear.
The event is often billed as the Sales Tax Weekend, but doesn’t last all weekend.
OC……….not applicable. :09
The complete listing of eligible items can be found at www.tax.iowa.gov.