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Mark your calendar for South Carolina's Tax Free Weekend

South Carolina's Tax Free Weekend is next Friday through Sunday, August 6-8. During this period, shoppers will not pay any sales tax on qualifying items. The 6% state sales and use tax, as well as any applicable local sales and use tax (for example, the schools' Capital Improvements Tax and the city’s one percent Tourism Development Fee) will not be imposed on qualifying items, such as clothing, shoes, school supplies, book bags, computers, printers, bedspreads and linens. For more information, visit the South Carolina Department of Revenue’s website at The Tax Free Weekend begins at 12:01 a.m., Friday, August 6, and ends at midnight, Sunday, August 8.