TN Sales Tax Holiday 2015

TN Sales Tax Holiday 2015

tax_free_2015Oh, wouldn’t it be wonderful if every day were a tax-free day in Tennessee? Well, since it is not, take advantage of the upcoming Tax-free Holiday, which is celebrated annually in the state of Tennessee. The holiday dates this year are Friday, August 7, starting promptly at 12:01 a.m. and the tax-free period continues until the clock strikes 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 9.

Before you get started on your shopping spree, here are a few things to note to prevent confusion and disappointment when checking out:

  • Exempt purchase items include clothing ($100 or less), school supplies ($100 or less), and computers ($1500 or less). All retailers are required to participate in the holiday with the exception of those who only sell to business purchasers. If a retailer sells to both businesses and individuals, they are also required to participate. Along with that, business purchases do not qualify for exempt purchase status during this holiday…{read more}
  • Store coupons reducing the value of an item to less than $100 makes that item eligible for the tax-free status.

  • Internet sales delivered to Tennessee also qualify during this holiday period, so if you prefer to stay home and shop, that is an option.
  • Taxable services for labor and rental costs are not exempt during this period.

Note: Something to consider. Tennessee charges seven percent (7%) tax on taxable items. Be sure the savings is worth the purchase before spending money that would be better saved.

Learn more about Tennessee’s Tax-Free Holiday.

Pink Palace offering free summer membership

Pink Palace offering free summer membership


The Pink Palace Museum is back with its summer special offer that includes a Summer Trial Membership giving you 90 days of free access to its family of museums. The membership may be used at the Pink Palace Museum, the Historic Properties and the Lichterman Nature Center.

The Summer Trial Membership is valid for two adults and up to 10 related children that are 17 years old or younger. The membership is a personal family membership, expires Wednesday, August 31, 2016 and you must sign up online by Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to take advantage of the offer.

The membership also offers access to the Trial Membership Party, which will be held in July; a savings of $1 on each ticket for the Planetarium Tickets, CTI 3D Movie Tickets and Combo CTI 3D/Planetarium and a 10 percent discount at Bella Caffe and in the Pink Palace Museum Store (audio, video and clearance are not included).

You may sign up any time during the month of May. Once you register, your 90 days begins. Registration is easy and can only be done online. Once you hit the submit button, your membership card will be immediately available and ready to use. Get your membership now!

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