NEW JERSEY SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY

The 10-day Garden State Sales Tax Holiday will occur from August 27th to September 5th at brick-and-mortar and online retailers.

 

The holiday will cover pens, folders, binders, and other typical school supplies, art supplies, other instructional materials, computers, computer accessories like storage equipment and printers, and sports or recreational equipment. The back-to-school sales tax holiday builds on the $2 billion ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program and other affordability measures that I fought for in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget.

WHAT IS THE SALES TAX HOLIDAY?
The Sales Tax Holiday is a temporary exemption period on certain retail sales of computers, school supplies, and sports or recreational equipment sold to individual purchasers for non-business use.

WHEN IS THE SALES TAX HOLIDAY?
The Sales Tax Holiday will occur from August 27th through September 5th of 2022.

WHAT ITEMS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SALES TAX HOLIDAY?
Computers with a sales price of less than $3,000;
School art supplies;
School computer supplies, with a sales price of less than $1,000;
School instructional materials;
School supplies; and
Sport or recreational equipment sold to individual purchasers for non-business use.

IS THERE A LIMIT ON HOW MANY ELIGIBLE ITEMS AN INDIVIDUAL CUSTOMER CAN PURCHASE?
No. There is no limit on how many eligible items an individual customer may purchase during the Sales Tax Holiday.