Back-to-School is Back! Unlock Extra Savings by Shopping Tax-Free at JCPenney Stores Nationwide

JCPenney – the shopping destination for America’s diverse, working families – is celebrating the return to school with tax-free shopping at select JCPenney stores throughout the country.

Now more than ever, shoppers rely on JCPenney for unbeatable value. With top fashion at prices you’ll love, JCPenney is the perfect place to stock up on new clothes and supplies to start the school year in style. Unlock even more value when you join the JCPenney Rewards program, where customers get more, earn more and save more every time they shop. Sign up for free at

During the tax-free holiday, JCPenney customers in participating states can save even more when they shop back-to-school must-haves including clothing, shoes, backpacks, lunchboxes and small electronics under $100, without paying taxes. In addition, JCPenney will offer back-to-school discounts for shoppers on JCPenney Optical and JCPenney’s Portrait Studio.

Customers can enjoy the tax-free holiday in these participating states:

  • Alabama – July 19-21
  • Arkansas – August 3-4
  • Connecticut – August 18-24
  • Florida – July 29-August 11
  • Iowa – August 2-3
  • Maryland – August 11-17
  • Massachusetts – August 10-11
  • Mississippi – July 12-14
  • Missouri – August 2-4
  • New Jersey – August 24-September 2
  • New Mexico – August 2-4
  • Ohio – July 30-August 8
  • Oklahoma – August 2-4
  • South Carolina – August 2-4
  • Tennessee – July 26-28
  • Texas – August 9-11
  • Virginia – August 2-4
  • West Virginia – August 2-5

Stay tuned for details on ways to save even more and make your dollar go further throughout the back-to-school season only at JCPenney.

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