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  Vermont Sales Tax Holiday      VT Coat

           Saturday August 22, 2009

  • Sales of items of tangible personal property costing $2,000.00 or less purchased for personal use are exempt from sales tax and local option sales tax on the Holiday.

  • All Vermont businesses making sales of tangible personal property on August 22, 2009 are required to participate in the Sales Tax Holiday.  Out-of-state retailers registered to collect sales and use tax in the state of Vermont must participate in the Sales Tax Holiday.  

  • Vendors cannot advertise that they will pay the sales tax on items that do not qualify for the Sales Tax Holiday.

  • The Sales Tax Holiday does not apply to the Meals and Rooms tax. Food and beverages, including alcoholic beverages sold in restaurants and bars, remain taxable on the Sales Tax Holiday.

  • The Sales Tax Holiday is one day only – Saturday – August 22, 2009.

Additional information about the Sales Tax Holiday is available at the links below. 

Questions & Answers about the Sales Tax Holiday.

Technical Bulletin #46 – Sales Tax Holiday - General Guideline for vendors and their customers about the Sales Tax Holiday.

Application for Reimbursement of Cash Register/Computer Reprogramming

Additional Questions?      

Please contact the Business Tax Division

Telephone:   (802) 828-2551  
Fax:  (802) 828-5787




Vermont Department of Taxes, 133 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-1401