Proposed bill in TN General Assembly would provide tax free food holiday

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NASHVILLE, Tn. (WJHL/WYMT)- The General Assembly is in full swing in Tennessee.

A bill introduced by Rep. Patsy Hazlewood (R – Signal Mountain) is looking to institute a “Tax Free Food Holiday” this year from June to July.

According to a part of the bill, “food and food ingredients taxed at the rate of four percent (4%) of the sales price under § 67-6-228(a) are exempt from the state portion of the sales tax if sold between 12:01 a.m. on June 1, 2020, and 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020.“

You can read the bill in its entirety here. No further action has been taken on the bill according to the General Assembly website.

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