Tax Free Weekend Shopping Tips

Tax Free Weekend Shopping Tips
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Posted August 17th, 2012 at 8:20 am

TAX FREE WEEKEND
– Started Today!!
– From Aug. 17 – 19th
– A Break From State & Local Sales Tax
– The Law Exempts Most Clothing, Footwear, School Supplies & Backpacks
…Priced Under $100 From Sales & Use Taxes
– Could Save Shoppers About $8 On Every $100 They Spend

GENERAL RULES
– Clothing & Footwear Under $100
– School Supplies Under $100
– Backpacks Under $100 For Elementary & Secondary Students
– Do Your Homework Before You Go Out
…Price Compare So You Know A Good Deal vs. Tax Free Weekend Hype

– BEWARE Of Stores That Offer To Pay The Tax For You
…THAT IS NOT ALLOWED
– Usually Means The Items You Are Buying Don’t Qualify
…But You’ll Save Roughly 8.25% Off
– Ask Yourself:
– Did I Need It Anyway?
– Are The Small Savings Worth It?

BEST DEALS THIS TAX FREE HOLIDAY:

CLOTHES
– Old Navy = BEST IN STORE DEALS
…$10 Jeans, $5 Tees, $10 Hoodies
– You Can Go Online & Print A Coupon For Additional 15% Off
…PLUS Save The Tax
– Also, They Give You A Coupon To Come Back In A Few Weeks & Save More!

– Target = BEST ONLINE DEALS
…Free Shipping When You Spend $50 Or More
– This Is The One Way To Beat The Tax Free Weekend Crowds
…20% Off All Purchases Over $75 in Men’s, Women’s & Kid’s Apparel

SCHOOL SUPPLIES
– Walmart = BEST IN CONVENIENCE
…Grade Bundles With The Backpack Included
– Some Are Clear As Some Schools Require, Some Are Regular
… Ranging From $24-44 For Everything!

SHOES
– Famous Footwear = BEST SHOE DEALS
– Go Online And Sign Up To Be In Their “Club”
…Print A Coupon For An Additional 20% Off
– Plus GOBO On Name Brands Like Converse, Sperry & Nike
…PLUS Tax Free On Top Of That

EXAMPLE OF SAVINGS (( ON GRAPHIC ))
– Sparkly Girls Pair $69
– Traditional Boys Pair $59
SAVE: BOGO, 20% Off & Save The Tax

GRAPHING CALCULATORS
– TI-83 & TI-84
– Qualify As Tax Exempt At Selected TI Retail Stores
…Even Though Some Are Over $100
– Great Gift Or Back To School Item That Lasts Years

OTHER THINGS TO REMEMBER
– Consider Hitting Kohl’s & Outlet Malls

EXTENDED HOURS
– First Colony Mall
– Woodlands Mall
– Memorial City Mall
– The Galleria

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  • Stephanie
    August 17, 2012 at 9:44 am
    Reply

    I went online to find the 15 % off coupon for Old Navy and can’t seem to find it anywhere… Maybe you could point me in the right direction. Please

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