School may be starting later than normal for many students, as officials push back start dates trying to slow the spread of coronavirus.
But mark your calendar because the Texas sales tax-free holiday — the one weekend each year when most school supplies, clothes, shoes and backpacks that cost less than $100 are tax free — is Aug. 7-9. The tax-free weekend includes online purchaases.
Depending on the city’s tax rate, shoppers should save about $8 on every $100 spent.
Families with children in school are projected to spend about $789.49 and families with college students are expected to