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Oklahomans gearing up for tax-free weekend
Oklahomans gearing up for tax-free weekend

Whether you are wanting to purchase that nice dress, or a new pair of shoes, many shoppers will be hitting the stores this tax-free weekend.

Taxes will be suspended on Friday, August 5, 2011 through Sunday, August 7, 2011.

However, not everything is eligible to be tax free.

Shoppers should realize that eligible items that are under $100 each will not be charged tax. Specific items and clothing that exceeds $100 will be taxed.

Items that are eligible for the reduction include:

  • Aprons
  • Athletic supports
  • Baby receiving blankets
  • Bathing suits
  • Belts
  • Boots
  • Coats and jackets
  • Costumes
  • Diapers
  • Ear muffs
  • Formal wear
  • Garters
  • Gloves and mittens
  • Hats
  • Hosiery
  • Insoles for shoes
  • Lab coats
  • Neckties
  • Overshoes
  • Pantyhose
  • Rain wear
  • Rubber pants
  • Sandals
  • Scarves
  • Shoes and shoe laces
  • Slippers
  • Sneakers
  • Socks and stockings
  • Steel toed shoes
  • Underwear
  • Uniforms
  • Wedding apparel

Belt buckles or items that are not included with an outfit will not eligible for the exemption.

Accessories, including jewelry, will not be eligible for the exemption.

For more information, visit the state's website.

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