Taxes

2006 State Sales Tax Holidays: UPDATE!

I posted this chart earlier, and I have updated it with the latest information. Check your state! 2006 State Sales Tax Holidays     Alabama August 4 � 6 Alaska No State Sales Tax Arizona Voted Down Arkansas N / A California N / A Colorado N / A Connecticut August 20 � 26 Delaware No State Sales Tax Florida July 22 – 30 Georgia August 3 – 6 Hawaii N / A Idaho N / A Illinois N / A Indiana N / A Iowa August 4 � 5 Kansas Pending? Kentucky No Louisiana N / A Maine N / A Maryland August 23 � 27 Massachusetts August 12 – 13 Michigan N / A Minnesota N / A…

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2006 State Sales Tax Holidays

Whew. After much research, I have compiled a chart of all of the State Sales Tax Holidays for the year of 2006. I hope that this chart will help you as you look for bargains. Basically, states will set asside certain dates during the year so that consumers can purchase goods (usually for school) without paying state sales tax. Each state has a unique type of sales tax exemption, so please click on the state link for more information about a particular state. I hope you find this chart useful! I will update it as more info. is provided. As you can see, there are 5 states which do not charge state sales tax, there are several states which have…

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Flash Drive Plus Taxes

I am busy filing our taxes and I think that we are going to get a pretty sizable tax return this year. Yay! Right? WRONG. I wish that I would have had the foresight to adjust our withholding for this past year, thus increasing our monthly take-home pay. In effect, we loaned the government over 3000 dollars, interest free. I have already taken the necessary steps to avoid this same outcome in 2006. Are you going to get a large “return” from the IRS this year? If so, you might want to check your withholding. If you have a personnel director where you work, check with them, to see just what you need to do to decrease the amount of…

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