Annual sales tax holiday begins on Friday, Aug. 9

By Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller —

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax
holiday weekend is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug.
9-11.

Families can save money by not paying sales tax on most clothing, footwear and school supplies priced under $100.

Lists of tax-free items can be found at www.TexasTaxHoliday.org.

The sales tax holiday weekend in Texas has been an annual event since
1999. Shoppers are expected to save an estimated $78.9 million in state
and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.