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

Sales tax holiday in Louisiana

Tax holiday dates Aug. 7-8
Tax-exemption items and price limits Most tangible personal property: $2,500 or less
Notable holiday rules, exceptions Holiday applies to the 4 percent state sales tax, but not to sales taxes levied by parishes, municipalities, school boards and other taxing jurisdictions.

Source: Louisiana Department of Revenue