Sales Tax Holiday is August 17, 18 and 19!

This year’s annual sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 17th and ends at midnight on Sunday, August 19th. During this three-day period, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on purchases of school supplies, clothing and most backpacks priced under $100.

*Originally published in June edition of Tax Policy News – a monthly newsletter about Texas tax policy at

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