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Sales-tax holiday set
AUSTIN -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans, and shoes to backpacks and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales-tax holiday. This year, the sales-tax holiday is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 17-19.
Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free can be found on the comptroller’s website at www.TexasTaxHoliday.org.
This year, shoppers will save an estimated $64.8 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales-tax holiday.
The tax-holiday weekend has been an annual event since 1999.
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