AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas sales tax holiday weekend has been set for Aug. 9-11 as families prepare to send children back to school.
State Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items costing less than $100.
The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax. That could save about $8 on every $100 spent, with some exceptions.
Combs estimates shoppers will save more than $74 million in state and local sales taxes during the second weekend of August.
The Texas sales tax holiday weekend has been an annual event since 1999.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.