Tax Free Weekend Texas 2016 coming soon for Back to School

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Tax Free Weekend Texas 2016 coming soon for Back to School.

Great news for the people of the great state of Texas. The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts announced that on Friday through Sunday, August 5th – 7th, 2016, there will be a Tax Free Weekend Texas 2016. Full details below.

The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced below $100 from sales tax, saving shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend.Tax Free Weekend Texas 2016 coming soon for Back to School

“As families all over our state prepare to send their children back to school, we hope folks take advantage of this opportunity to get the supplies they need and save some money in the process,” Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. “As the father of three young children, I know how these expenses can add up. This event provides Texas families with some relief from state and local sales taxes.”

Tax Free Weekend Texas 2016

Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free can be found here.

Shoppers are expected to save an estimated $92 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.

The Texas Tax Free Weekend has been an annual event since 1999.

Select going on our Facebook event to be notified in advance before the holiday.