It's back-to-school shopping time, and your friends in nearby states may be gearing up to buy computers, clothing and school supplies free of sales tax this weekend.
You can find a list of qualifying items and more details on Tax-Free Weekend in Texas on the Comptroller's website.
The Ohio Department of Taxation has announced a two day, sales-tax holiday.
Ohio's sales tax holiday will begin Friday August 3rd and will last through Sunday, the 5th. The policy is expected to cost the state almost $15 million in lost revenue.
The Sales Tax Holiday overall is estimated to save Wisconsin families a total of $14.8 million from August 1 - 5, 2018.
What neighboring states still hold tax free holidays?
However, many accessories and special clothing will not be exempt from sales taxes.
The 7.875 percent sales tax rate in Albuquerque consists of 5.125 percent New Mexico state sales tax and 2.75 percent Albuquerque tax.
"You definitely want to keep an eye for discounts, and coupons", she said, "because you can still use them this weekend, as long as the total before the coupon is applied is under $100". "I filed my bill as a duplicate to Lance's because it seemed clear that bill had the best chance of passing".
Retailers can not collect sales or use tax during the days on qualifying items.
"This is one of those things that feel good", he said Thursday, "but it's bad tax policy".
(7) Are adjustment charges for clothing sold during the "sales tax holiday" subject to the tax?
But lawmakers could seek to reinstate the sales tax holidays before then beginning in next year's Regular Session.
"They're losing a ton of money when they do this", Lumley said.
Greg Hilburn covers state politics for the USA TODAY Network of Louisiana.