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  • Writer's pictureJennifer King

Shop Smart and Save Big During Texas Tax Free Weekend 2023!


This post includes affiliate links, and I'll earn a commission if you shop through the links on this page. Go here to see my full disclosure policy! Get ready for an amazing tax-free shopping experience this summer during the Texas Tax Free weekend from August 11 - 13, 2023. During these three days, Texas shoppers can enjoy tax exemption on a variety of items, including clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced at $100 or less, both in-store and online!


To make the most of this tax-free shopping opportunity, here are some valuable tips to keep in mind: Maximize Savings: The tax-free exemption applies to all items under $100, even if your total transaction exceeds $100. For example, purchasing three pairs of $50 sneakers for your kids would result in all $150 worth of purchases being tax-free.


Purchase Limitations: Remember that items over $100 will still be subject to sales tax. So, for a $200 coat, sales tax would apply to the amount above $100.


Lay-away Plans: Take advantage of lay-away plans if your store offers them. This way, you can spread out your costs over several paycheck cycles and still qualify for tax-free status either by putting an item on layaway during the weekend or making the final payment on a previously laid-away item during the event.


Qualifying Items: Messenger bags and backpacks with wheels are eligible for tax-free exemption, as long as they can be worn on the body like traditional backpacks. However, wheeled luggage does not qualify.


Baby Gear Savings: Don't forget that baby clothes and diapers are also tax-free during this weekend. It's an excellent opportunity to use coupons and save big on baby essentials! For more comprehensive information on the Texas tax free holiday, be sure to review the official state guidelines to get yourself fully prepared for the exciting weekend of tax-free shopping! I'll be sharing my favorite scores and deals over in the Jennifer Saves Facebook group. Get ready to shop smart and save big during this fantastic event. Need coupons? If you live in the San Antonio metro area, you can go here for a discount newspaper subscription and get them delivered for CHEAP each Sunday!

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