As Connecticut students prepare to head back to school, the Constitution State is giving shoppers a break on sales taxes for certain items. See below for 2015 Connecticut tax holiday dates, tax-exempt items and notable rules and exceptions. Limits shown reflect cost per item.

Sales tax holiday in Connecticut

Tax holiday dates Aug. 16-22
Tax-exemption items and price limits Clothing and footwear: $100 or less
Notable holiday rules, exceptions Custom orders of $100 or less placed and paid in full during the tax holiday week qualify for tax-free status even if the item is delivered after the holiday ends.

Source: Connecticut Department of Revenue Services