Tax Free Week Kicks Off on Aug. 21

Posted on August 18, 2022

HARTFORD – In time for the beginning of the school year, starting Sunday Aug. 21, the state’s 6.35% sales tax on clothing and footwear will be dropped for purchases that are less than $100.

Jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, watches and similar items are not included. Tax Free week continues until Aug. 27.

More information and a complete list of items that are exempt can be found here: