Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners)

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Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Florida does this weekend. California? HELL! They would tax the holday if they could!

Aug 05, 2015 10:04 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Not in California.  

There's a tax on nearly everything. 

Aug 06, 2015 12:15 AM
Rainmaker
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The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

Yes, but it is easy to miss.

Oct 22, 2018 08:42 AM
Rainmaker
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Retired from ActiveRain
Baker, OR

Oregon has a sales tax holiday from January 1 to December 31 every year.  Vancouver (WA) residents frequently cross the Columbia River into Portland (OR) to take advantage of this benefit.

Aug 06, 2015 05:59 AM
Rainmaker
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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Yes NM does.  I need to blog about it as it's coming up.  

We don't have taxes on food and certain other items anytime.

Aug 06, 2015 12:23 AM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Not any more in North Carolina. South Carolina still does have it.

Aug 05, 2015 11:37 PM
Rainmaker
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

We have them.  In fact we have one this weekend.

Aug 05, 2015 09:52 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

 We do not....and we not only have state sales taxes...some counties do as well to pay for sports facilities which in turn attract considerable dollars

spent in our area.

Aug 05, 2015 09:37 PM
Rainmaker
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR

Ours was two weeks ago

Aug 05, 2015 09:36 PM
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

No, we don't have on in NY. CT has one coming up (parts of CT are only 20 mins from where I live.

Here's a list of state tax holidays for this year.

http://blog.taxjar.com/sales-tax-holidays-2015/

Aug 05, 2015 08:06 PM
Rainmaker
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Thursday morning Praful. Yes, we do. It will be this weekend.  This will be a great time to stock up on supplies.

Aug 05, 2015 07:09 PM
Rainmaker
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
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Good morning Praful. Surprisingly Connecticut does, as this state has a tax for just about everything.

Aug 05, 2015 06:33 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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No Praful, I do not think that we do.

 

Aug 05, 2015 04:07 PM
Rainmaker
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

We don't do this. It would be a nice thing to have, though. 

Aug 05, 2015 03:00 PM
Rainmaker
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Peter Mohylsky, Beach Expert
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

Yes, Florida does, prior to school starting.

Feb 10, 2019 05:19 AM
Rainmaker
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Well, I was about to write the post for this topic. However, next year. This year it was on weekend.

Aug 19, 2015 02:51 PM
Rainer
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Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster
Maricopa Real Estate Co - Maricopa, AZ
A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa

Not in Arizona. Unless iI missed it .  Lol

Aug 10, 2015 06:50 AM
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Alexis Hlady
Realty Executives Challenge - Edmonton, AB
Residental Real Estate Professional Metro EDM area

Everyday is a holiday from Sales Tax in Alberta, as we have zero sales tax here....

Although we still have to pay 5% GST (goods & services tax) I am confident that IF we had a sales tax holiday it would be well recieved

Aug 07, 2015 03:20 AM
Rainmaker
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Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Willis, TX
Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX

Yes, Texas does.  It is going on this weekend starting today.  What that means is, don't go to the mall today - or do any shopping this weekend unless you want to be in crowds like Christmas!

Aug 06, 2015 10:06 PM
Ambassador
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Yes, we do here in Florida.  It starts tomorrow and ends August 16.

Aug 06, 2015 10:41 AM
Rainmaker
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Praful - Not that I am aware of, and I think I would be aware of it if our state had one.

Aug 06, 2015 08:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes. Maryland has a sales tax holiday this month.

Aug 06, 2015 06:17 AM
Rainmaker
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MeLisa Minter, Realtor
Minter Real Estate Services - Taylor Lake Village, TX
Bay Area Houston Real Estate Agent

We have it here in  Texas.  It's actually this weekend.  There is usually about an $8 savings for every $100 spent on back to school items.  

Aug 06, 2015 04:23 AM
Rainmaker
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Jeanne Gregory
RE/MAX Southwest - Sugar Land, TX
The most important home I sell is YOURS!

Yes, and I am not going near a store this weekend.

Aug 06, 2015 04:04 AM
Rainmaker
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Connecticut does, for back-to-school items in August, but up to a certain amount in value. 

Aug 06, 2015 03:51 AM
Rainer
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Chris Lima
Turtle Reef Realty - Port St Lucie, FL
Local or Global-Allow me to open doors for you.

Yes we do have the "tax holiday" in Florida. Of course there are certain limitations and unless I were to buy a computer(for personal use) or some other eligible bigger ticket item, I don't really see the benefit.

Aug 06, 2015 03:41 AM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Minnesota never has as far as I can remember

Aug 06, 2015 03:30 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

yes, and I need to remember to take advantage of it.... 

Aug 06, 2015 01:53 AM
Rainmaker
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

We have a 10 day tax holiday this year. It began in 1997 and has varied in length from 3 days to 10 during that time. Referred to as the "Back to School Sales Tax Holiday" the expected $70,000,000 savings begins tomorrow.

Aug 06, 2015 12:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Yes Florida does.

Aug 05, 2015 11:46 PM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

In Canada, sales tax holidays do not apply to GST, HST and QST.  I don't recall seeing sales tax holidays for the three provinces with PST but I have not tracked the PST in those provinces for sales tax holidays.

Aug 05, 2015 11:25 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Praful Thakkar My State has one every year for purchasing school supplies.

Aug 05, 2015 11:22 PM
Rainmaker
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

yes ours is this weekend. 

Aug 05, 2015 11:07 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

yes, twice a year in Georgia.  Once now and once again in the fall.

Aug 05, 2015 11:06 PM
Rainmaker
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

yes - and i blogged about it recently

Aug 05, 2015 10:46 PM