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Sales tax holiday Texas

Sales Tax Holiday » Texas

As Texas students prepare to head back to school, Uncle Sam is giving shoppers a break on sales taxes for certain items. See below for 2014 Texas tax holiday dates, tax-exempt items and notable rules and exceptions.

Sales tax holiday in Texas

StateTexas
Tax holiday datesAug. 8-10
Tax-exemption items and price limits (Unless noted, limits are cost per item.
  • Clothing and footwear: less than $100
  • Backpacks: less than $100
  • School supplies: less than $100
Notable holiday rules, exceptionsBackpacks with wheels are tax-free as long as they have straps that allow them to be worn as a traditional backpack.

 

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