NC Sales Tax Holiday coming up

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Take advantage of the upcoming NC Sales Tax Holiday, which will be observed at the Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte bookstore in the Student Union on the following days and times:

  • Friday, August 5, 8am - 7pm
  • Saturday, August 6, 10am – 7pm
  • Sunday, August 7, noon to 7pm

You also may at shop at the Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte Bookstore online – tax-free – anytime during those days up until midnight on Sunday, August 7.

This is a great time for students to purchase their textbooks and supplies in advance of the big rush. The sales tax holiday offers the opportunity to shop for lower-priced used textbooks AND save the state sales tax. The 7.25% savings on qualifying items adds up! Sales tax exempt merchandise includes: clothing, footwear and school supplies (even book bags); school instructional materials (such as textbooks); sports and recreation equipment, computers and computer supplies.

More information on the sales tax holiday.