Tax Free Weekend 2016

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Warrensburg, MO (August 1, 2016) – The City of Warrensburg would like to remind residents that the “Back to School Sales Tax Holiday” will be Friday, August 5th-Sunday August 7th, 2016. Both Johnson County and the City of Warrensburg will be honoring the tax free holiday weekend. The three-day sale will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and run through Sunday. We encourage everyone to shop locally and benefit from this great occasion and take advantage of all the local savings.

Mayor, Casey Renfrow expressed, “Tax free weekend is an exciting time for our community. I’m anxious to see how many families benefit from purchasing tax exempt items as they prepare for the upcoming school year.”

The following items will be tax exempt in Warrensburg:

Clothing and shoes up to $100 on a single item
• No tax exemption on accessories such as jewelry, scarves, watches, ties, belts, headbands, umbrellas, etc.

School supplies up to $50 per purchase

Graphing calculators up to $150

Personal computers or computer peripheral devices up to $1,500

Computer software up to $350

If any layaway or internet items are purchased throughout the duration of the weekend, it too will be free of tax.

For more information, please contact Public Information Officer, Donyell Wolfe, at donyell.wolfe@warrensburg-mo.com or 660-262-4606. Or visit the Missouri Department of Revenue website at:

http://dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/

Back to School Tax free Weekend 2016

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