Tax-Free Weekend Means Budget-Friendly Shopping

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It’s heeere! Yes, the dog days of summer are here. That weird time where we pack in every second of vacation and fun while keeping an eye on the calendar for back to school.

But, that’s not all that’s here! The Tax-Free weekend is coming up August 7-9, 2015!

“As the father of three young children, I know back-to-school expenses can really put a strain on family budgets this time of year,” Hegar said. “This is an opportunity for families to save some money and prepare for the start of the school year.”

Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased during the Sales Tax Holiday can be found on the Comptroller’s website at TexasTaxHoliday.org.

This year, shoppers will save an estimated $87 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.

The tax holiday weekend has been an annual event since 1999.

Misty Boggs
Misty Boggs is the Creative Director at MSGPR. She lives in Angelina County and recently earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations and a minor in Creative Writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2020. She is currently working on obtaining her MBA from Lamar University. Between studying and working, she enjoys teaching her niece and nephew the fine art of never growing old.

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