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Tax-free items in New Mexico

 


Staff report

New Mexico’s tax free holiday is coming up.

Set to begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, various items will be sold free of a gross receipts tax charge through midnight Sunday.

Eligible (nontaxable) clothing items include:

Aerobic clothing

Antique clothing (for wear)

Aprons/clothing shields

Athletic socks

Baby clothes

Belts

Bibs

Blouses

Boots, general purpose (winter, dress, cowboy)

Bow ties

Bowling shirts

Bridal apparel

Bridal gowns and veils

Camp clothing

Caps and hats, including sports

Chef’s uniforms

Choir and altar clothing

Clerical vestments

Coats and wraps

Corsets and corset laces

Coveralls

Diapers (adult and baby, cloth or disposable)

Dresses

Ear muffs

Employee uniforms, but not athletic or protective

Formal clothing

Fur clothing, coats and stoles

Galoshes

Garters/garter belts

Girdles, bras and corsets

Gloves and mittens (for dress, winter and leather)

Golf clothing, such as caps, dresses, shirts, skirts and pants

Graduation caps and gowns

Hats

Hosiery

Jackets

Jeans

Jerseys, other than athletic wear

Jogging apparel

Lab coats

Leotards

Lingerie

Nightgowns and night shirts

Overshoes and rubber shoes

Pajamas

Pants

Ponchos

Prom dresses

Raincoats

Religious clothing

Robes

Rubber thongs, flip-flops

Running shoes without cleats

Sandals

Scarves

Shawls and wraps

Shirts

Shoe laces

Shoes

Shorts

Ski masks

Skirts

Slacks

Slippers

Slips

Sneakers

Socks

Stockings

Suits

Suspenders

Sweat suits

Sweaters

Sweat pants

Ties

Tights

Trousers

Tuxedos

Undergarments

Uniforms (occupational, military, scouting, school)

Vests, except for hunting and for water

Windbreakers

Eligible (nontaxable) computers (up to $1,000) and computer-related items (up to $500)

CD (blank)

Computers (desktops, laptops, notebooks and tablets)

Computer equipment such as cables, disks (floppies and blank CDs), hard drives, ink cartridges, keyboards, memory equipment, microphones, modems, monitors, motherboards, mice, paper, printers, speakers and zip drives

E-readers (if the model has computing functions such as word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Eligible school supplies (under $30) and other school items

Assignment books

Backpacks (for school — under $100)

Binders

Binder clips

Blue books

Book bags

Book covers

Book markers

Books (for school — under $30)

Calculators (under $200)

Canvas for oil painting

Cellophane (transparent) tape

Chalk

Chalkboard erasers

Clipboards

Construction paper

Correction tape, fluid, or pens

Colored pencils

Compasses

Composition books

Crayons, watercolors and other art supplies

Daily planners

Divider folders

Erasers

File jackets

Flash cards

Folders

Glue and glue refills

Graph paper

Highlighters

Index cards

Labels

Loose-leaf binders

Maps and globes (under $100)

Markers

Masking tape

Memo pads

Modeling clay

Notebook filler paper

Notebooks

Oil paints

Paper (notebook or printer)

Paste

Pen ink

Pencil boxes

Pencil erasers

Pencil lead

Pencil sharpeners

Pencils, including mechanical and refills

Pens, including felt, ballpoint, fountain and refills

Portfolios

Poster boards

Legal pads

Lunch boxes

Protractors

Rulers

Scissors

Sheet protectors

Staplers and staples

Tape and tape refills and dispensers

Watercolor paint sets

 

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