KRWG.ORG-The Region's Home Page
Wed August 19, 2009
Texas Tax-Free Weekend
By KRWG News
Texas – In a couple of days the annual Texas sales tax break weekend will be in full swing.
The shopping period is from Aug. 21-23 and comes just in time for students returning to school.
School supplies have been added to the annual tax-free holiday. The state comptroller's office says the law exempts most clothing and footwear priced under $100 from sales and use taxes.
The agency says backpacks under $100 used by elementary and secondary students are also exempt.
On the Net:
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.