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August 6, 2013

Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend — Aug. 9 to 11

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday weekend is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-11.

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 $78.9 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.

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