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By on Aug 2, 2008 in Charleston Schools | 0 comments

Time to get your folders, glue, spiral notebooks and pencils together because the 2008-2009 school year is about to start for Low country Children.All three counties in the Charleston, SC area start back the week of august 18 for the 2008-2009 school year. Berkeley County begins August 18. Charleston County opens it’s doors to students August 19. Dorchester 2 begins classes August 21. To help parents out, the back to school sales tax holiday begins August 3 and ends Sunday August 5th. For three days shoppers can save the 6% sales tax on items such as
bedding, towels, clothing and shoes,computers, printers and other back to school items.For a complete list of tax free items click this link.
This is the eighth year the state has offered a tax-free weekend, which, by law, is held the first full weekend of August. It’s also the first tax holiday since South Carolina raised its sales tax to 6 cents on the dollar from a nickel under a property tax reform plan.

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