Alabama: Sales Tax Handbook
Alabama Sales Tax Holiday Calendar
A sales tax holiday is an annual event during which the Alabama Department of Revenue allows certain items to be purchased sales-tax-free at any participating retailer within the state.
Alabama allows you to purchase the following items tax-free during their annual sales tax holidays: In August: Up to $30 worth of books, $50 worth of school supplies, $100 worth of clothing, and $750 in computers. In February: $1,000 in electricity generators, $60 in hurricane preparedness supplies.
You can learn more about Alabama's sales tax holiday program by visitig the Alabama Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday website, or calling the Alabama Department of Revenue's informational hotline at (866) 576-6531 .
Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday
Alabama has had an annual "Back To School" sales tax holiday since 2006. This tax holiday is meant to help parents save money when purchasing common back-to-school supplies for their children.
Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
Alabama has had an annual "Disaster Preparedness" sales tax holiday since 2006. This tax holiday is meant to encourage people to purchase disaster preparedness supplies in preparation for potential emergencies.
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