The 2023 Alabama Sales Tax Holiday

Here's what you need to know about the 2023 Back-to-School Alabama sales tax holiday.

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Update: The 2023 Alabama sales tax holiday has ended.

The back to school Alabama sales tax holiday starts on the third Friday in July, which was last week. Starting on July 21, Alabama shoppers could purchase many items tax-free in the state. That’s a big deal since Alabama has one of the highest sales taxes in the country. 

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.