Lawn & Garden Tax Holiday Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 28 - Monday, May 30
Now is the time to take full advantage of the Memorial Weekend Lawn & Garden Tax Holiday! With a range of qualifying products, participating in this annual tax savings event gives your customers even more reason to shop with you this season. Your customers can save on:
all plants, trees, and grasses
soaker or drip-irrigation hoses
moisture control for sprinklers or irrigation systems
rain barrels and other alternative rain and moisture collection systems
permeable ground cover surfaces
soil and compost
All participating retail locations will be added to our Lawn & Garden Tax Holiday map to make it easy for customers to find and visit your location. Participation also includes a FREE Social Media Toolkit! Add your logo and messaging to these free images to promote the event on your company's social media platforms and emails. Map and online listing of participating retail locations will be placed on TNLA's online platforms starting in May.
Put Your Business on the Map!
This is a great opportunity for customers to visit your retail store and to get to know you better! Encourage consumers to save money and save water while improving their gardens and homes. Throughout Memorial Weekend, TNLA will be sharing a map of participating retailers here for consumers to search and find those taking part in the Lawn & Garden Tax Holiday.
Below is a list of the items that qualify for the sales tax exemption:
WaterSense Products During Memorial Day Weekend, retailers do not need to charge sales tax on any product tax free that displays a WaterSense label or logo. These items can be bought for either personal or business purposes.
Water-Conserving Products Consumers can also purchase certain water-conserving products tax free. Unlike WaterSense-labeled items, these items are only exempt when purchased for use at a residential property.
Items are tax free during the holiday that are used or planted for:
conserving or retaining groundwater;
recharging water tables; or
decreasing ambient air temperature, and so limiting water evaporation
Examples of items that qualify for the exemption include:
a soaker or drip-irrigation hose
a moisture control for a sprinkler or irrigation system mulch
a rain barrel or an alternative rain and moisture collection system
a permeable ground cover surface that allows water to reach underground basins, aquifers or water collection points
all plants, trees and grasses
soil and compost
Examples of items that do not qualify for the exemption include: