Watch: Sales Tax Holiday in SC

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina’s Sales Tax Holiday underway.
Shoppers can save on the state’s six percent sales tax.
Everything from pencils, to computers, to books and back to school supplies.
ABC Columbia’s Beth Rousseau reports.

During the 17th annual tax free holiday which runs from Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7, South Carolina shoppers are expected to save an estimated $2.25 million, according to the Board of Economic Advisors.

Some of the tax free items exempt from the 6% state sales tax and any applicable local sales taxes include paper, notebooks, pens and pencils, book bags, computers, clothing, shoes, bed linens, and bath towels

Jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, furniture, and items placed on layaway are not exempt from sales taxes.

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