Back To School Free Sales and Use Tax For The Period 2022-2023

July 12, 2022

Knowing You – The Puerto Rico Treasury Department (PRTD) issued the Internal Revenue Circular Letter 22-10 (CL 22 -10) to announce the Back-to-School free sales and use tax for the period 22-23. The days established for the free tax period is:

July 15 and July 16, 2022 – First semester

January 15 and January 16, 2023 – Second semester

During this period, the school uniforms and school materials can be acquired exempt from sales and use tax. Also, hard copy and electronic books (school / textbooks) continue to be exempt from sales and use tax during the entire year. Purchases can be made by mail, phone, email, or internet and can qualify for the exemption to the extent the payment and delivery of the product to the buyer is completed during the exemption period.


1509 FD Roosevelt Avenue Suite 303 / Guaynabo, PR 00968-2612

PO Box 193488 / San Juan, PR 00919-3488

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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: This bulletin and its content do not constitute advice. It is intended for information purposes only and should not be regarded as specific advice. Accordingly, no person, entity or corporation should act or rely upon any matter or information as contained or implied within this publication without first obtaining advice from an appropriately qualified professional person or firm of advisors and ensuring that such advice specifically relates to their particular circumstances.


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