Friday, August 17, 2012
Texas Tax-Free weekend starts today! 8/17-8/19:
The Texas Tax-Free weekend starts today and runs through Sunday, 8/19. This means you will pay no state or local sales tax on purchases of $100 or less (per item) of clothing, backpacks, back to school supplies, footwear, and select athletic items. See the complete list of clothing/footwear items HERE, see the complete list of school supplies HERE.
All sales of qualifying items made during the holiday period qualify for the exemption, including items sold over the Internet, television or by mail. Lay-away plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.
For general information, you can go HERE to read more.