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Back To School - Illinois Tax Holiday

Back To School - Illinois Tax Holiday

Illinois State Sales Tax Holiday August 5, 2022, through August 14, 2022

The state sales tax holiday is a ten-day period during which consumers
can purchase certain clothing and school-related items and pay sales
tax at a reduced rate. The state’s portion of sales tax due throughout the
holiday is reduced by 5.00% to 1.25%.

Check out our selection of Back to School Items.

Items include qualifying clothing and footwear with a retail selling price of
less than $125 per item and certain school supplies used by students in
the course of study. School supplies are not subject to the $125 threshold.

Eligible items include:

Clothing

household and shop aprons • athletic supporters • bathing suits and caps • belts and suspenders • coats and jackets • gloves and mittens • hats, caps, and ear muffs • lab coats • neckties • rainwear • rubber pants (covers for cloth diapers) • scarves • underwear • school uniforms • shorts and pants • skirts and dresses • hosiery and pantyhose • shirts and blouses

Footwear

shoes, sneakers, and shoe laces • sandals • slippers • socks and stockings • footlets • boots and overshoes • insoles for shoes • steel-toed shoes

School Supplies

Must be used by students in the course of study

erasers • expandable pocket, plastic, and manila folders • glue, paste, and paste sticks • highlighters • index cards and index card boxes • legal pads • lunch boxes • markers • notebooks and notebook paper, including loose leaf notebook, copy, graph, tracing, manila, colored and construction paper, and poster board • pencils and pencil leads • pens, ink, and ink refills for pens • pencil boxes and other school supply boxes • pencil sharpeners • protractors, rulers, and compasses • scissors • writing tablets • binders • book bags • calculators • cellophane tape • blackboard chalk • composition books • crayons • colored pencils