Some important 2013 Tax Holidays coming up which retailers need to be aware of:

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May 25-31, 2013: Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment
During this seven-day period, purchases of items designated by the Department of Taxation as hurricane preparedness equipment, including portable generators, will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Portable generators must be priced at $1,000 or less, and other eligible items must be priced at $60 or less for each item. Visit the Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Holiday page.

August 2-4, 2013: School Supplies and Clothing
During this three-day period, purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Each eligible school supply item must be priced at $20 or less, and each eligible article of clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 or less. Visit the School Supplies and Clothing Holiday page.

October 11-14, 2013: Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products
During this four-day holiday, purchases of products meeting the Energy Star and WaterSense qualifications, such as certain energy-efficient appliances, will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax.  Eligible products must be priced at $2,500 or less for each item, and be purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.Visit the Energy Star and WaterSense Qualified Products Holiday page.

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