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Texas Sales Tax Holiday Is This Weekend, Aug. 9-11

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State of Texas

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding 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. A full 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 and shoppers are expected to save an estimated $78.9 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday this year.