The new school year is just around the corner and so is New Mexico's annual back-to-school sales tax holiday, which kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday.
The sales tax holiday lasts from August 1 to August 5 on certain items, according to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
In 2017 shoppers saved 5 percent during the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday.
One change this year: Unlike in 2017, when personal computers and accessories for noncommercial use that sold for $750 or less per item were included, Florida lawmakers excluded technology items like computers, printers, computer and printer paper from this year's tax free deal.
You wonder whether North Carolina will have its own tax-free holiday weekend?
If a customer purchases an exempt item during the "sales tax holiday" and later exchanges the item for the same item (different size, different color, etc.), no additional tax will be due even if the exchange is made after the "sales tax holiday". "That way throughout the year, they have a little bit more to spend".
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Looking to start your back-to-school shopping? Marketing and Special Leasing Representative from the Colony Square Mall, Kevin Pinson, said this weekend always draws in a bigger crowd than normal.
As a new school year nears, three of the four-states will be participating in tax-free weekend this weekend.
Tax-Free Weekend in Texas is coming up August 10-12, 2018, and that means Texans will save money on clothes, shoes, and school supplies. That's because shoppers went shopping over the weekend in droves.
School supplies are tax-free as long as each item is under $75.
School instructional materials are defined by the state tax department as, "reference books, reference maps and globes, textbooks and workbooks".
Items used in a trade or business are not exempt.