2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend Coming This August

Tax Free Weekend road sign

If you love saving money when you shop, you don’t want to miss the 2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend! From 12:01 AM on the first Friday in August until midnight on the following Sunday, locals and visitors alike can shop tax free in Tennessee. This means that from August 1-3, you can save the standard Tennessee tax rate of 7% on a wide range of items. We’ve got the scoop on everything you need to know.

Clothes Shopping

Need a new wardrobe? Clothing items under $100 each can be purchased tax free all weekend! This is a great opportunity to put a new look together for the fall without breaking the bank. Sevierville has over 100 outlet shops, so you’re bound to find all of your favorite stores in the area.

Please remember that because the Tennessee Tax Free Weekend is well known and long awaited, there will be lots of shoppers looking for deals. Malls and shopping centers are expected to be crowded, so go on your journey with a game plan of desired items, sizes Family shopping togetherneeded, and quantities wanted. Since there might not be many opportunities to try on items, you’ll be prepared to grab what you need and rake in the savings.

School Supplies and Computers

With the new school year approaching, you can also take advantage of the school items and school art supplies that can be purchased tax free if they’re under $100 per item. This is a great time to stock up on specialty school supplies that could otherwise be quite costly without the tax free discount. At this rate, you could buy enough for the entire school year!

Speaking of school items, computers under $1,500 are also included in the 2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend. Reward that recent graduate with a computer to help with the next stage of her academic career or that new job!

Where to Stay

Want to be close to all of the best shopping in the Smoky Mountains? Plan a weekend stay at Timber Tops! You’ll be close enough to the stores and excitement to get an early start on the savings. After a day of shopping, you can return to your weekend cabin for some luxurious relaxation while you savor your great finds. To start planning your vacation, visit our Pigeon Forge Cabins page or give us a call at 1-877-549-6775.

 

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