Tax-free items in New Mexico

Staff report

New Mexico’s tax free holiday is coming up.
Set to begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, various items will be sold free of a gross receipts tax charge through midnight Sunday.

Eligible (nontaxable) clothing items include:

Aerobic clothing
Antique clothing (for wear)
Aprons/clothing shields
Athletic socks
Baby clothes
Belts
Bibs
Blouses
Boots, general purpose (winter, dress, cowboy)
Bow ties
Bowling shirts
Bridal apparel
Bridal gowns and veils
Camp clothing
Caps and hats, including sports
Chef’s uniforms
Choir and altar clothing
Clerical vestments
Coats and wraps
Corsets and corset laces
Coveralls
Diapers (adult and baby, cloth or disposable)
Dresses
Ear muffs
Employee uniforms, but not athletic or protective
Formal clothing
Fur clothing, coats and stoles
Galoshes
Garters/garter belts
Girdles, bras and corsets
Gloves and mittens (for dress, winter and leather)
Golf clothing, such as caps, dresses, shirts, skirts and pants
Graduation caps and gowns
Hats
Hosiery
Jackets
Jeans
Jerseys, other than athletic wear
Jogging apparel
Lab coats
Leotards
Lingerie
Nightgowns and night shirts
Overshoes and rubber shoes
Pajamas
Pants
Ponchos
Prom dresses
Raincoats
Religious clothing
Robes
Rubber thongs, flip-flops
Running shoes without cleats
Sandals
Scarves
Shawls and wraps
Shirts
Shoe laces
Shoes
Shorts
Ski masks
Skirts
Slacks
Slippers
Slips
Sneakers
Socks
Stockings
Suits
Suspenders
Sweat suits
Sweaters
Sweat pants
Ties
Tights
Trousers
Tuxedos
Undergarments
Uniforms (occupational, military, scouting, school)
Vests, except for hunting and for water
Windbreakers

Eligible (nontaxable) computers (up to $1,000) and computer-related items (up to $500)

CD (blank)
Computers (desktops, laptops, notebooks and tablets)
Computer equipment such as cables, disks (floppies and blank CDs), hard drives, ink cartridges, keyboards, memory equipment, microphones, modems, monitors, motherboards, mice, paper, printers, speakers and zip drives
E-readers (if the model has computing functions such as word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Eligible school supplies (under $30) and other school items

Assignment books
Backpacks (for school — under $100)
Binders
Binder clips
Blue books
Book bags
Book covers
Book markers
Books (for school — under $30)
Calculators (under $200)
Canvas for oil painting
Cellophane (transparent) tape
Chalk
Chalkboard erasers
Clipboards
Construction paper
Correction tape, fluid, or pens
Colored pencils
Compasses
Composition books
Crayons, watercolors and other art supplies
Daily planners
Divider folders
Erasers
File jackets
Flash cards
Folders
Glue and glue refills
Graph paper
Highlighters
Index cards
Labels
Loose-leaf binders
Maps and globes (under $100)
Markers
Masking tape
Memo pads
Modeling clay
Notebook filler paper
Notebooks
Oil paints
Paper (notebook or printer)
Paste
Pen ink
Pencil boxes
Pencil erasers
Pencil lead
Pencil sharpeners
Pencils, including mechanical and refills
Pens, including felt, ballpoint, fountain and refills
Portfolios
Poster boards
Legal pads
Lunch boxes
Protractors
Rulers
Scissors
Sheet protectors
Staplers and staples
Tape and tape refills and dispensers
Watercolor paint sets