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Alabama's 18th Annual Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

Posted on: Jul 20th, 2023 | News and Announcementsfeatured news


MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. – Mobile County is participating in Alabama’s 18th Annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday weekend from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 21 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 23, 2023.


Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday Weekend is the perfect time for families to stock up on school supplies, uniforms and other necessities. Eligible items include:

  • certain types of clothing at $100 or less per item
  • computers, software or computer supplies at $750 or less per purchase
  • certain school supplies at $50 or less per item
  • certain types of books at $30 or less per item

For a comprehensive list, see Alabama Department of Revenue’s quick-reference sheet of tax-free items and eligibility restrictions.


According to Alabama Department of Revenue, 10 of Mobile County’s 11 municipalities are also participating in the 2023 Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday weekend: Bayou La Batre, Chickasaw, Citronelle, Creola, Dauphin Island, Mobile, Mount Vernon, Saraland, Satsuma, and Semmes.

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