Mexia residents can take advantage of this year’s sales tax holiday, declared by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar , scheduled Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7.
Shoppers can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced below $100 from sales tax, saving shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend.
“As families all over our state prepare to send their children back to school, we hope folks take advantage of this opportunity to get the supplies they need and save some money in the process,” Hegar said. “As the father of three young children, I know how these expenses can add up. This event provides Texas families with some relief from state and local sales taxes.”
Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free can be found on the Comptroller’s website at texastaxholiday.org.