State’s yearly sales tax savings set for Aug. 9-11

Texas sales tax holiday provides savings for school-related items

The annual chance to save some cash arrives Aug. 9-11.

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said shoppers can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s yearly sales tax holiday.

Some items that are exempt from tax during the period: most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced under $100.

Shoppers could save about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend.


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