• State Rep. Kelly Keisling

Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday

For 2021, the Tennessee General Assembly has approved three sales tax holidays.


Clothing, School Supplies, and Computers

Tennessee's traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies, and computers begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 1, 2021. During this time clothing, school supplies, and computers may be purchased tax-free. Certain restrictions apply. Items sold online are also eligible. Items must be purchase for personal use, not for business or trade. Click here for more information as to what items are tax-exempt during this holiday.


Food, Food Ingredients, and Prepared Food

During the period beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, July 30, 2021, and ending Thursday, August 5, 2021, at 11:59 pm, food, food ingredients, and prepared foods are exempt from sales tax. This includes qualified sales of prepared food by restaurants, food trucks, caterers, and grocery stores. Sales of alcoholic beverages are not included in items exempt during this period. Click here for more information as to what items are tax-exempt during this holiday.


Gun Safes and Safety Devices

Gun safes and safety devices sold at retail are exempt from sales and use tax during the holiday period beginning at 12:01 am on July 1, 2021 and ending at 11:59 pm on June 30, 2022. Click here for more information as to what items are tax-exempt during this holiday.


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To reach State Representative Kelly Keisling, call 615-741-6853 or email him at rep.kelly.keisling@capitol.tn.gov.


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