Tips for Texas Tax-Free Weekend + 7 Items You Didn’t Know Were Exempt!

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By now you know that the Tax-Free Weekend in Texas is coming up on August 11th – 13th.  You can purchase many back to school items, including clothing, shoes, backpacks, and school supplies without having to pay tax.

Here are a few tips you’ll want to know before you brave the crowds this weekend:

  • Familiarize yourself with which clothing or footwear items and school supplies are exempt from being taxed
  • Each individual item you purchase must be under $100
  • Qualifying backpacks include those with wheels (as long as they can also be work on your back) and messenger bags
  • You don’t have to pay tax on qualifying items when you put qualifying items on layaway; or make the final payment on something already on layaway
  • You can shop in-store or online
  • Shop early on Friday to beat the crowds

7 Things You Didn’t Know Were Tax Exempt

Even if you don’t have kiddos going back to school you can take advantage of these deals for yourself.  I mean, who doesn’t need clothing and shoes?  In addition, here are 7 things you didn’t know would be tax exempt this weekend.  Head over here for a complete list of items.

  • Diapers (adult and baby, cloth or disposable)
  • Baby Bibs & Clothes
  • Caps and Hats
  • Costume Masks & Children’s Novelty Costumes
  • Robes & Slippers
  • Fishing and Hunting Vests
  • Veils

Don’t forget these printable diaper coupons:

ONE Luvs Diapers (excludes trial/travel size) ONE Pampers Swaddlers Diapers (excludes trial/travel size)
ONE Pampers Baby Dry Diapers (excludes trial/travel size) ONE Pampers Cruisers Diapers (excludes trial/travel size)
any ONE (1) package of HUGGIES Diapers (Not valid on 9 ct. or less)

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