From The South Carolina Dept Of Revenue:
Beginning 12:01AM on the first Friday in August and ending at twelve midnight the following Sunday residents in South Carolina will not pay State sales tax on the following items …
• clothing accessories including, but not limited to, hats, scarves, hosiery, and handbags; footwear;
• school supplies including, but not limited to, pens, pencils, paper, binders, notebooks, books, bookbags, lunchboxes, and calculators;
• computers, printers and printer supplies, and computer software; bath wash clothes, blankets, bed spreads, bed linens, sheet sets, comforter sets, bath towels, shower curtains, bath rugs and mats, pillows, and pillow cases.
sales of jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, wallets, watches;sales of furniture; a sale of an item placed on layaway or similar deferred payment and delivery plan however described; rental of clothing or footwear; a sale or lease of an item for use in a trade or business.
Pickens County Local Option Sales Tax of 1% still applies.
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