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Good news for Iowans doing back to school shopping! The annual tax-free weekend in the state is August 6th and August 7th. Sales tax will not be collected on any clothing sales, including footwear, that sells for less than $100.
Clothing included in the sales tax exemption generally includes any article of wearing apparel or footwear that is intended to be worn on the body. Not included are watches, jewelry, sporting equipment, or any other special clothing or footwear designed for athletic or protective use and not as everyday wear.
Additional information on the sales tax holiday can be found at tax.iowa.gov/iowas-annual-sales-tax-holiday.