Texas
5:20 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Sales Tax Holiday Set for Second Weekend in August

The state’s annual sales-tax-free weekend is a little earlier this year, but there’s still time to get ready.

Coming up on the weekend of August 9 to 11, Texas shoppers can save the sales tax on most clothing and back-to-school stuff priced under $100.

The Texas Comptroller’s Office estimates that shoppers will save more than $74 million statewide.

The sales tax holiday has been a Texas back-to-school event since 1999.