MEDIA ALERT: Saving Money 101: Tax Free Savings on Back-to-School Shopping

Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting Updates the Latest State Sales Tax
Holidays

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting:

What: Buying school supplies is a rite of passage for millions of
families. To offset some of the expense of buying back-to-school
supplies, many states offer “tax-free holidays” for shoppers looking to
save on purchases ranging from supplies to clothing.


Why: Currently 17 states hold sales tax holidays from February to
September, with the majority falling in August. During these holidays,
state sales tax is temporarily dropped on back-to-school items and other
qualifying products.

States Offering Sales Tax Holidays: Alabama, Arkansas,
Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi,
Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
and Virginia.

Expert Analyst Available for Interviews: Carol Kokinis-Graves, JD
is an attorney and senior state tax analyst for Wolters Kluwer Tax and
Accounting (www.CCHGroup.com)
specializing in tracking, analyzing and reporting issues regarding state
and local sales and use taxes. She is also an expert in e-commerce
transactions involving state taxes.

Ms. Kokinis-Graves can take you to tax school discussing specific sales
tax holidays for each state and the value these “holidays” provide
including:

• 2016 effective dates

• All qualifying items (school supplies, clothing, computers, software,
etc.)

• How much the average shopper can save on school supplies

When: Ms. Kokinis-Graves is available for phone interviews to
provide in-depth background and analysis on the sales tax holidays that
may benefit regional audiences.

Contact: Please contact Laura
Gingiss
(847) 267-2213 or Brenda
Au
(847) 267-2046 if you are interested in arranging an interview
with Carol Kokinis-Graves, or if you need more information.

Contacts

Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting
Laura
Gingiss
, (847) 267-2213
or
Brenda
Au
, (847) 267-2046