Illinois Sales Tax Holiday Dates
The state of Illinois has not announced any sales tax holiday promotions for 2009.
Sales tax holidays are promoted by individual states to encourage people to buy certain items and to help lower the overall costs of these items. One of the most common sales tax holidays is the “Back to School” sales tax holiday. This event usually takes place in late July or early August and usually allows people to buy a variety of school related items without paying state sales tax.
Another sales tax holiday that is slowly gaining popularity is the “energy efficient appliances” sales tax holiday. This event usually takes place in late autumn as people are getting prepared for winter and often involves EnergyStar or other low energy rated appliances.