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.

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

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.


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