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For Immediate Release
August 15, 2012
Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend —
August 17 to 19
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday weekend is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17-19.
Families can save money by not paying sales tax on most clothing, footwear and school supplies priced under $100. Lists of tax-free items can be found at www.TexasTaxHoliday.org.
The sales tax holiday weekend in Texas has been an annual event since 1999. Shoppers are expected to save an estimated $64.8 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.
A podcast about the tax holiday is also available at: http://www.window.state.tx.us/newsinfo/podcast/transcripts/SalesTaxHoliday2012.html.
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