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on what's included in the sales tax holiday and what's not-----
Cockran's of Franklin are planning to buy a piece of technology this
weekend , since their son will now be allowed to bring it to school for
Keri Cockran/ Franklin Mom
The devices we're
looking at are in the $200 - 300 dollar range. That's a big ticket
item.. So somewhere $20 - $30 dollars it all adds up.
all tech products are included. The item has to be under $1500
dollars. Bundles computers are. But monitors, keyboards, speakers, and
printers bought separately are not. E-readers, video games, &
Softwaredon't qualify either.
Clothing is another big savings draw. And no, you don't have to be a student to take part.
Lynda Erwin / Sears Manager
can shop for apparel this weekend tax free. So it's a good time if you
have students who are going back to school... or if you just want to go
out and buy some new things for your fall wardrobe..
says: Clothing can be confusing, but it's really simple if you just
remember this. Items under $100 like this windbreaker qualify. Items
over $100 like this sportcoat do not.
The same goes for shoes---athletic, dress, heels... it's all included.
But jewelry, bags and sports equipment are not.
Finally, school supplies under $100 bucks are tax exempt.
This Lewisburg teacher will be combing the aisles this weekend buying supplies for her students who can't afford them.
Debra Crable /Lewisburg Teacher
can get their own and bring it in.. But for the ones that don't, I
always make sure I have enough for everbody.. No one ever feels left
To learn more about the tax free holiday, go to Fox17.com click Foxlinks and look for Tax Free.
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