Tax free week is Aug. 20-26

The state of Connecticut has that announced the dates for this year's tax free week.

The sale, which encourages back-to-school shopping, will run in stores across the state from Sunday, Aug. 20, to Saturday, Aug. 26.  

Items that will be tax free include: antique clothing, gloves, hats, jeans, slippers, shirts and much more.

Some items will remain taxable, like jewelry.

For more detailed information, visit the state’s Department of Revenue Services at

More information on tax free week can be found here.