For one weekend in August, the state’s sales tax holiday returns, giving shoppers a chance to make some big-ticket purchases without fretting over the Commonwealth’s usual 6.25 percent cut of the bill.
Some items and products are not tax-free during the weekend. They are:
The tax holiday only applies to individuals who are buying items for personal use, according to the law. Businesses and corporations looking to make purchases for professional use will still have to pay sales tax.