Martinsville Bulletin, Inc.
P. O. Box 3711
204 Broad Street
Martinsville, Virginia 24115
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Tax-exempt items listed
Sunday, July 29, 2012
According to the Virginia Department of Taxation, items that will be tax-exempt Aug. 3-5 include:
• School supplies ($20 or less per item): binder pockets, binders, blackboard chalk, book bags, calculators, cellophane tape, clay and glazes, compasses, composition books, crayons, dictionaries and thesauruses, dividers, erasers, folders, glue, past, paste sticks, highlighters, index card boxes, index cards, legal pads, lunch boxes, markers, musical instruments and musical instrument accessories.
Also exempt are replacement items for musical instruments, notebooks, paintbrushes for artwork, paints, paper, pencil boxes and other school supply boxes, pencil sharpeners, pencils, pens, protractors, reference books, reference maps and globes, rulers, scissors, sheet music, sketch and drawing pads, textbooks, watercolors, workbooks and writing tablets.
• Clothing ($100 or less per item): aprons, athletic supporters, baby bibs and clothes, baby receiving blankets, bandanas, bathing suits, swim trunks, cover-ups, bathing caps, beach capes and coats, belts and suspenders, bibs, boots, choir and altar clothing, clerical vestments, coats, jackets, windbreakers, corsets and corset laces, costumes (sold, not rented), coveralls, diapers, dresses, ear muffs, footlets, formal wear (sold, not rented), garters and garter belts, girdles, gloves and mittens, golf clothing, gym suits and uniforms, hats and caps, hosiery, insoles and inserts for shoes, jeans, jerseys, lab coats, leg warmers, leotards and tights, lingerie, neckwear (including bow ties, neckties and scarves) and nightgowns.
Also exempt are overshoes and rubber shoes, pajamas, pantyhose, raincoats, rain hats, ponchos, robes, rubber pants, rubber thong/flip-flops, sandals, scarves, shirts and blouses, shoes and shoe laces, shorts, skirts, slacks, slippers, slips, sneakers, socks and stockings, steel-toed shoes, suits, suspenders, underwear, uniforms, vests, wedding apparel (sold, not rented), and fur coats and stoles, shawls and wraps.
For more information on the sales tax holiday weekend, go to www.tax.virginia.gov.