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School supplies, clothes are tax-free this weekend

Many back-to-school items will be tax free this weekend. Many back-to-school items will be tax free this weekend.
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Tax-free weekend is here. The three-day sales tax holiday starts on Friday, Aug. 4 and ends on Sunday, Aug. 6.

Here is a list of items that are eligible:

  • School supplies, clothing, and footwear 
    • Qualified school supplies - $20 or less per item
    • Qualified clothing and footwear - $100 or less per item
  • Hurricane and emergency preparedness products  
    • Portable generators - $1,000 or less per item
    • Gas-powered chainsaws - $350 or less per item
    • Chainsaw accessories - $60 or less per item
    • Other specified hurricane preparedness items - $60 or less per item 
  • Energy Star™ and WaterSense™? products 
    • Qualifying Energy Star™ or WaterSense™ products purchased for noncommercial home or personal use - $2,500 or less per item

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