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Tax-Free Weekend begins Friday, Aug. 17

If you’re still shopping for school supplies and clothes, then you definitely want take advantage of this weekend’s sales and tax savings.

Tax-free weekend in Texas begins Friday, August 17, 2012 and ends Sunday, August 19, 2012. According to the Texas State Government web site, the tax exemption is applicable on items priced $99.99 or less, which includes most clothing and footwear, backpacks, school supplies and layaways.

For every $100 spent, consumers can expect to save approximately $8. To read the fine print, click HERE.


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