Savvy Blog

As you are probably aware, Arkansans will be able to shop for school clothes and supplies TAX FREE on August 6 and 7, 2011. I have compiled the following list of qualifying items to make it easy for you to develop a shopping strategy for those days. Clothing items must be priced under $100 a piece, and accessories must be under $50. 

Qualifying Items of Clothing:

Aprons, household and shop

Athletic supporters

Bathing suits and caps

Belts and suspenders

Boots

Coats and jackets

Diapers, including disposables

Gloves & mittens for general use

Hats and caps

Hosiery

Insoles for shoes

Lab coats

Neckties

Sandals

Scarves

Shoes and shoe laces

Slippers

Sneakers

Socks and stockings

Underwear

Uniforms, athletic & non-athletic

Qualifying Accessories:

Briefcases

Cosmetics

Hair notions, including barrettes, hair bows & hair nets

Handbags

Jewelry

Sun glasses, non-prescription

Umbrellas

Wallets Watches

Wigs and hair pieces

Qualifying Supplies:

Binders

Blackboard chalk

Backpacks and book bags

Calculators

Cellophane tape

Clay and glazes

Compasses

Composition books

Crayons

Erasers

Folders – expandable, pocket, plastic, and manila

Glue, paste, and paste sticks

Highlighters

Index cards & index card boxes

Legal pads

Lunch boxes

Markers

Notebooks

Paintbrushes for artwork

Paints – acrylic, tempera, and oil

Paper – loose leaf ruled notebook, copy paper, graph paper, tracing paper, manila paper, colored paper, poster board, construction paper

Pencil boxes and other school supply boxes

Pencils

Pencil sharpeners

Pens

Protractors

Reference books

Reference maps and globes

Rulers

Scissors

Sketch and drawing pads

Supply boxes

Textbooks

Watercolors

Workbooks

Writing tablets

All information on this post comes from www.dfa.arkansas.gov

Savvy Kids is a monthly family magazine reflecting the unique style, interests and needs of central Arkansas families. In each issue of Savvy Kids, we feature health topics, information for special needs families, and highlight local heroes, arts programs and community events.
See all posts by Savvy