tax-free weekend

Shoppers peruse notebooks and other back-to-school items in a Walmart store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tax Free Weekend: One Stop Shopping

Tax Free Shopping Weekend is here! For the 16th year in a row, Texas shoppers will avoid paying state sales tax while stocking up on back-to-school essentials.

08/08/2014

A girl looks at school bags in a supermarket. (credit: FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

It’s nearly sales tax break time in Texas. The state’s annual sales tax holiday begins Friday and runs through Sunday as children prepare to return to school.

08/07/2014

A girl shops for pens in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Texas Tax-Free Holiday Set For August 8-10

The state’s annual sales tax holiday has been set for August 8-10 as families prepare to send children back to school. The savings add up to about $8 for every $100 spent.

07/29/2014

A girl shops for pens in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Texas Tax-Free Holiday Weekend Begins

Retailers are bracing for big crowds this weekend. At the stroke of midnight on Friday, Texas officially kicked off its annual sales tax holiday.

08/09/2013

Back To School Shopping, Students, Teachers, Kids, Supplies

State’s Annual Tax-Free Weekend Arrives

Expect big crowds at malls this weekend across North Texas. The state will not be collecting sales tax on a lot of items Friday through Sunday, as part of the annual tax-free holiday.

08/17/2012

Paragon Outlet Mall in Grand Prairie (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

New Outlet Mall Opens In Grand Prairie

Shoppers across North Texas now have another option. More than 100 retailers have set up shop at the Paragon Outlet Mall, a new shopping center in Grand Prairie.

08/16/2012

A girl shops for pens in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Stores Ready For Texas Tax-Free Weekend

Stores (and shoppers) across Texas are busy preparing for the annual tax-free holiday, this Friday through Sunday, as students get ready to head back to school.

08/15/2012

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Shopping, Construction Bad Mix For Grapevine This Weekend

It’s a bad weekend for traffic around North Texas malls because of the statewide tax free holiday. But construction is compounding the problem around Grapevine Mills and other shopping locations.

08/20/2011

Shoppers peruse notebooks and other back-to-school items in a Walmart store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Knowing The Ins & Outs Of The Texas Tax-Free Weekend

This weekend is tax-free holiday time in Texas and you can save money on back-to-school items. The sales tax holiday, that runs August 19, 20 and 21, exempts most supplies, clothing and footwear priced under $100 from taxes.

08/19/2011

Back To School Shopping, Students, Teachers, Kids, Supplies

Texas Gets Ready For Tax-Free Weekend

Texas businesses and shoppers are getting ready for this weekend’s sales tax holiday as students prepare to return to school.

08/16/2011

Shoppers peruse notebooks and other back-to-school items in a Walmart store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

It Pays To Compare While Shopping For School Supplies

Shopping for school supplies can be thrilling for the students picking out what items they want. But it can also be a real drain on the wallet.

08/16/2011

Tax-Free Shopping Weekend Is┬áHere

The 12th annual tax-free weekend runs now through Sunday, with no taxes on most clothing, shoe and school supply purchases.

08/20/2010