Tax-free weekend underway in KCMO

Posted at 12:51 PM, Aug 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 17:25:42-04

The back to school shopping season is officially underway.

The tax-free shopping weekend started at 12:01 a.m. Friday in Kansas City, Missouri.

You do not have to pay sales tax on certain items.

Those items include: 

  • Articles of clothing, shoes and cloth or other materials used to make school uniforms or other school clothing with a taxable value of $100 or less.
  • School supplies (textbooks, notebooks, paper, writing instruments, crayons, art supplies, rulers, book bags, backpacks, handheld calculators, chalk, maps and globes) not worth more than $50 each.
  • Personal computers with taxable value of $1,500 or less. 
  • Computer software with taxable value of $350 or less. 
  • Graphing calculators with taxable $150 or less.