15 states have back-to-school sales tax holidays: Is yours one of them?

Catch a break on back-to-school clothes, shoes, school supplies and (in some states) even computers.

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By Rebecca Dube

Checking off all those back-to-school items on your shopping list can get expensive. But about a third of states give parents a break with summertime "tax holidays," during which there's no state sales tax on certain things like clothing, school supplies and even computers.

Every little bit helps! If you prefer to shop online, Amazon will honor individual state sales tax holidays.

Related: Best places to buy kids' clothes that are cute, cheap and durable

Check out the list below (see the Federation of Tax Administrators' site for more information) to find out the details of back-to-school tax holidays in all 15 states that offer them:

Alabama, July 19-21

Clothing up to $100, computers up to $750, school supplies up to $50 and books up to $30.

Arkansas, August 3-4

Clothing up to $100 and some school supplies.

Connecticut, August 18-24

Clothing and footwear valued up to $100.

Florida, August 2-6

Computers up to $1,000, clothing up to $60 and $15 in school supplies.

Iowa, August 2-3

Clothing up to $100.

Maryland, August 11-17

Clothing and footwear up to $100.

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Mississippi, July 26-27

Clothing and footwear valued up to $100.

Missouri, August 2-4

Clothing up to $100, $50 in school supplies and computers up to $1,500.

New Mexico, August 2-4

Clothing up to $100, $30 in school supplies, computers up to $1,000 and computer equipment valued up to $500.

Ohio, August 2-4

Clothing up to $75, school supplies up to $20.

Oklahoma, August 2-4

Clothing up to $100.

South Carolina, August 2-4

Clothing, school supplies, computers and some home goods (blankets, bed linens, comforter sets, towels, shower curtains, bath rugs, pillows and pillow cases). No monetary limit given.

Tennessee, July 26-28

Clothing up to $100, school supplies up to $100 and computers up to $1,500.

Texas, August 9-11

Clothing, backpacks and school supplies up to $100.

Virginia, August 3-5

Clothing up to $100 and $20 in school supplies.

Of course, if you live in Delaware, Alaska, Montana, Oregon or New Hampshire, there's never any state sales tax — so it's a tax holiday all year long.

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Editor's note: This story was first published on July 20, 2018, and has been updated.