2007 House Bill 5140

Authorize back-to-school “sales tax holiday"

Introduced in the House

Aug. 29, 2007

Introduced by Rep. Brian Palmer (R-36)

To exempt from sales tax specified amounts spent on clothing (with certain exceptions), school supplies, software and computers purchased during the last weekend beginning in August each year (“sales tax holiday”). The state treasury would be required to estimate the amount of revenue lost from the school aid fund as a result of this action, and transfer a comparable amount to the school aid fund from the general fund.

Referred to the Committee on Tax Policy