August 6th-8th is tax free weekend for Missouri residents!
Here's some great info from About.com:
What Does the Missouri Sales Tax Holiday Mean? :
The Missouri Sales Tax holiday draws shoppers from around the metro and neighboring states who wish to take advantage of tax exempt purchases. Missouri instituted this wonderful holiday which begins at 12:01 a.m. on the first Friday in August and ends at midnight on the following Sunday. The holiday allows tax exemptions on certain back-to-school purchases--which include clothing, school supplies, computers and computer software.
What Items Are Tax Exempt?:
The sales tax exemption is limited to:
- Clothing – Any article having a taxable value of $100 or less.
- School Supplies – Not to exceed $50 per purchase
- Computer Software – Taxable value of $350 or less
- Personal Computers – Not to exceed $3,500
- Computer Peripheral Devices – Not to exceed $3,500 Be sure and consult the Missouri Department of Revenuefor a complete listing of items that are Tax Exempt.
Unfortunately, some cities and counties around the state choose not to participate in the Tax Free Holiday weekend.
For a complete list of all counties and cities not participating, check the Missouri Department of Revenue official site.