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Texas enjoys another sales tax holiday

Friday, July 26, 2019 by Tai Moses

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar knows the best way to get our attention is with a sales tax holiday. This one is perfectly timed for families getting their kids ready to go back to school. Says Hegar in a news release, “As Texas families begin the process of replacing their beach towels with lunch boxes, the sales tax holiday is the perfect opportunity to save some money on supplies families need before the school bell rings. As a father of three, I know how these expenses can add up.” Eligible items below $100 like notebooks, clothing, school supplies, shoes and backpacks can be purchased tax-free from Friday, Aug. 9 to midnight on Sunday, Aug. 11. You’ll find a complete list of the items that qualify for the sales tax holiday at TexasTaxHoliday.org. Sales tax holiday weekends have been an annual event in Texas since 1999.

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