Missouri Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

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Aug. 3, 2022

Missouri will lift its 4.225% sales tax on qualifying back-to-school purchases in stores and online from 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5 through midnight Sunday, Aug. 7.

Local taxes will also be waived unless the county or municipality has opted not to participate in the tax holiday. Qualifying items for this weekend’s back-to-school sales tax holiday include:

  • Clothing items with a taxable value of $100 or less
  • School supplies not to exceed $50 per purchase
  • Computer software taxable value of $350 or less
  • Personal computers not to exceed $1,500
  • Computer peripheral devices not to exceed $1,500
  • Graphing calculators not to exceed $150

Visit the Missouri Department of Revenue website to learn more about the sales tax holiday, including a list of every city, county and district in the state that is not participating.