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Virginia's 3-Day Sales Tax Holiday August 5 - 7, 2022

When is it?

August 5-7, 2022. The 3-day sales tax holiday starts the first Friday in August at 12:01 am and ends the following Sunday at 11:59 pm.


What is it?

During the sales tax holiday, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products without paying sales tax.

What items are eligible?

  • Hurricane and emergency preparedness products

  • Portable generators - $1,000 or less per item

  • Gas-powered chainsaws - $350 or less per item

  • Chainsaw accessories - $60 or less per item

  • Other specified hurricane preparedness items - $60 or less per item



Detailed lists of qualifying items and more information for retailers can be found in the Sales Tax Holiday Guidelines.