Louisiana sales tax holiday set for August 4-5

Published: Jul. 26, 2017 at 12:09 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2017 at 5:06 PM CDT
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LOUISIANA (KSLA) - Shoppers in Louisiana soon will be able to save some money on certain items.

A state's annual sales tax holiday runs from 12:01 a.m. Aug. 4 until 11:59 p.m. Aug. 5.

That means shoppers can get a 2 percent break on tangible items.

The exemption only applies to the first $2,500 of the price of eligible items.

Here's a list of some items that are not eligible for the state tax exemption:

  • Vehicles
  • Meals
  • Hotel occupancy
  • Amusement
  • Recreational
  • Repairs to personal property
  • Cleaning services

Local sales taxes apply in full.

Click here for more information on Louisiana's sales tax holidays.

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