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Tax-free weekend starts today || Aug. 9-11

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Many parents begin to rejoice as back to school season is but weeks away. To assist in back-to-school shopping, tax-free weekend is finally here.

Each year on the second weekend of August, the Texas Comptroller’s office offers a tax-free weekend for a number of school-related items. On Aug. 9-11 Texas law exempts sales tax on most clothing, school supplies, footwear and backpacks priced less than $100. Buyers could save about $8 on every $100 they spend.

Qualifying Items

Qualifying Items

The exemption applies to each eligible item sold for less than $100, and there is no limit to the number of qualifying items available to buy.

Disqualified Items

The following items do not qualify for exemption during the sales tax holiday:

  • items sold for $100 or more;
  • clothing subscription boxes;
  • specially-designed athletic activity or protective-use clothing or footwear;
  • clothing or footwear rentals, alterations (including embroidery) and cleaning services;
  • items used to make or repair clothing, such as fabric, thread, yarn, buttons, snaps, hooks and zippers;
  • jewelry, handbags, purses, briefcases, luggage, umbrellas, wallets, watches and other accessories;
  • computers;
  • software; and
  • textbooks.

Backpacks
School Supplies


Source: Texas Comptroller website

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