South Carolina back-to-school information

School supplies are exempt from sales tax today.

TAX HOLIDAY

South Carolina’s sales tax holiday ends tonight.

EXEMPT: Clothing, clothing accessories, footwear, school supplies, computers and software, printers and supplies, bedding, and bath items

NOT EXEMPT: Jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, wallets, watches and furniture. The exemption does not apply for items placed on layaway or similar payment and delivery plans; clothing or footwear rentals.

AIKEN COUNTY

• Aug. 19 is the first day of school.

• Registration runs until Aug. 14, depending on the school. Find a complete schedule online at acps.schoolfusion.us.

 

EDGEFIELD COUNTY

• Aug. 19 is the first day of school.

• Find registration information online at edgefieldcountyschools.org.

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