You Can Buy a New Laptop Tax-Free (In These 9 States)

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Several states offer back-to-school tax holidays that cover everything from basic school supplies to computers and accessories. If your state participates, you could pick up a computer, printer, or even an iPad tax-free.

What’s the Deal With Tax-Free Holidays?

Various states have tax holidays, periods of time where eligible purchases are exempt from the state sales tax.

While there are a variety of types of tax holidays—Mississippi has a tax holiday for hunting gear before hunting season, and Florida has a tax holiday for hurricane preparedness gear—the most widespread use of tax holidays centers on back-to-school shopping.

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