Tax Free Shopping Starts August 21

This article was published on: 07/12/16 6:57 PM by Curt

SS-SN-taxfree Connecticut’s Annual One-Week Sales and Use Tax Exclusion for Clothing and Footwear Costing Less Than $100 runs from

Sunday August 21 through Saturday, August 27.

There is a lengthy list of items which are excluded from tax free purchases.

Antique clothing, Gloves, Rented uniforms, Aprons (kitchen), Golf dresses and skirts, Robes, Arm warmers, Golf jackets, Sashes, Athletic socks, Golf shirts, Scarves, Bandannas, Graduation caps and gowns, Scout uniforms, Baseball hats, Gym suits, Shirts, Bathing caps, Handkerchiefs, Shoelaces, Belts, suspenders, belt buckles, Hats, caps, Shoes: aerobic, basketball, boat, running (without cleats), safety (suitable for everyday wear), Bicycle sneakers (without cleats), Hiking boots, Ski sweaters, ski jackets, Blouses, Jeans, Sleepwear (nightgowns, pajamas), Chef uniforms, Jogging suits, sweat suits, Slippers, Children’s bibs, Leg warmers, Sneakers, Clerical vestments and religious clothing, Leotards, tights, Socks, Diapers (cloth or disposable, adult or child), Lingerie, Square dancing clothes, Dresses, Nylons, hosiery, Swim suits, Ear muffs, Overclothes, Tennis clothing (dresses, hats, shorts, and skirts), Employee uniforms (such as police, fire, mechanics, nurses, postal), Overshoes, rubbers, boots, Ties (men’s and women’s), Formal wear gowns, Painter pants, Undergarments, Formal wear rentals, Ponchos, Wedding gowns, headpieces, and veils, Foul weather gear, Rain jackets, rain suits, rain wear, Work clothes, Athletic supporters, Jewelry, Shoes: ballet, bicycle, bowling, cleated, football, golf, track, jazz, tap, turf, Barrettes, Lobster bibs, Shower caps, Boots: fishing, mountain climbing, paddock, riding, ski, firefighter*, Martial arts attire, Ski pants, Goggles*, Party costumes, Sports helmets, Gloves: athletic, garden, golf, tennis, work, rubber*, surgical*, Pot holders, Sports uniforms, Hair nets, Protective aprons*, Umbrellas, Handbags and purses, Riding pants, Waders, Headbands, Roller skates, Wallets, Ice skates, Safety glasses*, Water ski vests, Insoles, arch supports, Shin guards, Wet suits

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