The South Carolina sales tax holiday kicks off Aug. 3

Tax free weekend starts Aug 3

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - If you're waiting for South Carolina's annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend to get all of your back to school swag, mark your calendars for Friday, Aug. 3, through Sunday, Aug. 5.

During that weekend, you'll be able to buy clothing, accessories, computers, even items for your home and dorm rooms tax-free. To make it easy for you, here are quick links to shopping lists showing what's tax-free and what's not.

Everything you need to know about supply drives and heading back to school. 

School supplies and technology

Clothing and accessories

Dorm and home

In past years, stores have had seen big crowds for the tax-free extravaganza and South Carolina shoppers have saved between $2 million and $3 million during the holiday weekend.

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