Sales Tax Holiday 2017

Tax Free Holiday 

Dell is participating in all computer related sales tax holidays in qualifying states for purchases of qualifying items. Please find the State Sales Tax Holidays 2017 listed below, and click on your state's website for full details.
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Tax Free

Shopping Cost Part of Limit

Taxed if threshold exceeded? 

Time Zone


July 21 - July 23, 2017
Up to $750 YesYes CST


August 4 - 6, 2017Up to $750  Yes YesEST


 August 4 - 5, 2017Up to $2,500  No NoCST 


August 4 - 6, 2017Up to $1,500 for Computers Up to $350 for SoftwareNo YesCST

New Mexico

August 4 - 6, 2017Up to $1,000 for Computers Up to $500 PC Accessories

South Carolina

August 4 - 6, 2017None N/A N/AEST


July 28 - 30, 2017Up to $1,500
Yes  YesCST


 August 5 - 6, 2017 Up to $750  CST 


What products qualify for the exemption?

   > It will vary state by state or by individual components (i.e. memory, hard drive, single-user software, service contracts, UPS, cables, & power cords) when
      purchased with or without a CPU may also be exempt.
   > Computer Unit may be purchased without a monitor and still qualify as tax exempt.
   > Tablets Qualify for Tax Holiday as long as they meet the eligibility requirements for that particular state.

How can I get more information?

   > Click here to call or chat.

How do I get my exemption on a Dell.com purchase?

   > Specific Escalations/Questions should be directed to: Tax_Department@Dell.com - please reference Sales Tax Holiday in subject line of email.

What do I need to do to take advantage of tax free weekend at Dell?

   > Dell does all the hard stuff! If your state is eligible and you meet the guidelines listed in the above table, tax will be deducted during checkout. Your final price will include your tax deduction. No other action is required on your part.

 The information enclosed herewith is the most up to date based on the states participating. Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the information provided, Dell Tax Department assumes no responsibility should the information change per the guidelines of the individual states. The user of the information agrees that the information is subject to change without notice.

Tax-free Sales Events are held around the time of back-to-school shopping. Dell.com orders sent to addresses in participating states don't collect sales tax, including local-option sales tax, on sales of specific items. The following applies to all participating dell.com purchases:

• You're limited as to the number of items you may purchase tax-free. After the limit for the tax-free categories is met, sales tax will apply to the remainder of the sale. However, some county and city taxes still apply in some states.

• Exemption applies to each article priced under state limit, regardless of how many items are sold on the same order.

Items eligible for tax-free purchases during this period typically include PCs and tablets, but exclude other electronics & accessories (such as TVs, cameras, etc). Please visit your state’s tax-free information page for additional details on which products qualify for which amounts.