Guidance issued regarding West Virginia’s sales tax holiday | Business

CHARLESTON — Guidance has been issued by the West Virginia state Tax Department about the upcoming back-to-school sales tax holiday that will begin at 12:01 a.m. July 30 and end at midnight Aug. 2.

Answers to frequently asked questions include concerns about items that qualify for the sales tax holiday; how the exemption applies to clothing items selling for $125 or less; the types of items qualifying as clothing and school supplies; and exemption eligibility for items purchased for businesses.

There is no limit on the amount of the total purchase. The qualification is determined by each individual item. Also, items purchased for use in a trade or businesses are not exempt under the sales tax holiday.

Another frequently asked question is, “Does the exemption apply to mail, telephone, email and internet orders?”

According to the West Virginia State Tax Department, qualified items sold to consumers in West Virginia by…

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