NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The tax-free holiday is officially upon us and Texas parents are already hitting the shopping aisles taking full advantage of the savings.
Kohl’s department store has a little bit of everything — from backpacks and clothing to shoes and socks. All things that fall on the list of tax-free items.READ MORE: UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Cause Of Military Plane Crash Into Texas Neighborhood
If you have some back to school shopping left to do, this is the weekend you want to get it done, at a savings of about 8% off of all items under $100. It’s the perfect time to stock up on school supplies or get an extra pair of budget friendly shoes.
The state comptroller says Texans will save more than $102 million over the course of this weekend.READ MORE: Redistricting, Transgender Athletes & COVID Mandates On Agenda Of Texas' 3rd Special Session
Althea Hanna, visiting from New Mexico, was unaware of the holiday. “I think it makes a big difference when it adds up at the end,” she said.
Gabby Ramirez, 15, was out shopping with her grandmother. She took advantage of the tax-free items and also the clearance items. “I think it’s really cool because i don’t like spending my parents money because I feel bad afterwards and the fact these we got good deals is like great,” said Ramirez.MORE NEWS: Homeland Security Chief At Texas-Mexico Border As Thousands Of Migrants Crowd In Makeshift Camp
The tax free holiday began this morning and runs through midnight August 11.