Tax-free weekend to be held Aug. 7-9

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday will be held Aug. 7 though Aug. 9 this year.

The event is held each year beginning at 12:01 a.m. in the first Friday in August and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night.

During this weekend, shoppers will not pay state or local sales tax on clothing, school or art supplies that cost $100 or less per item and computers that cost $1,500 or less.

“We hope Tennessee shoppers will take advantage of the tax relief offered by this year’s sales tax holiday,” Revenue Commissioner Richard Roberts said.

To see which items qualify for tax exemption, click here.

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