Items For Texas Tax Free Weekend

This weekend is tax free weekend in Texas!

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100.  This year the sales tax holiday is scheduled for August 8th-10.

The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on ever $100 they spend during the weekend.

For a list of apparel and school supplies that can be purchased tax free,

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This year, shoppers will save an estimated $82.7-million in state and local sales taxes during the Sales Tax Holiday.  The tax holiday weekend has been an annual event since 1999.