New Jersey Establishes New Sales Tax Holiday

David Armas
July 11, 2022

New Jersey recently passed Act 1522 establishing a new annual ten-day sales tax holiday for sales of school supplies and sport or recreational equipment. The holiday will run from the ninth day preceding the first Monday in September to that Monday each year. For 2022 that period is August 27 to September 5.

The exemption will apply to the following categories of items: (1) computers with a sales price of less than $3,000 per item; (2) school computer supplies with a sales price of less than $1,000 per item; (3) school supplies; (4) school art supplies; (5) school instructional materials; and (6) sport or recreational equipment.

The text of the bill can be found here.

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David Armas

David Armas is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos in the Regulatory Analysis and Design Department. David’s areas of focus are domestic sales taxes and related fees. David is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and holds B.S. degrees in Computational Mathematics and Applied Meteorology from Embry-Riddle University, as well as a J.D. from Boston College Law School.
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