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HF 2719

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 03/15/2023 12:20pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a sales tax holiday for the purchase
of school supplies.


Section 1. new text begin SALES TAX HOLIDAY; SCHOOL SUPPLIES.
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new text begin (a) The tax imposed under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A, may not be collected
during the period from 12:01 a.m. on August 15, 2023, through 11:59 p.m. on August 21,
2023, on the retail sale of the following:
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new text begin (1) book bags having a retail price of $60 or less; and
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new text begin (2) school supplies having a retail price of $15 or less per item.
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new text begin (b) For the purposes of this section, "school supplies" includes binders, calculators,
cellophane tape, blackboard chalk, compasses, composition books, crayons, erasers, folders,
glue, paste, glue sticks, highlighters, index cards, index card boxes, legal pads, lunch boxes,
markers, notebooks, poster board, construction paper, graph paper, tracing paper, manila
paper, copy paper, loose-leaf ruled paper, colored paper, pencil boxes, school supply boxes,
pencil sharpeners, pencils, pens, protractors, rulers, scissors, and writing tablets.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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