[Back-To-School Reminder] Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 9-11

Texas Comptroller


Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 9-11

  Photo of a beach, with caption: Goodbye summer vacation. Hello Tax Savings.

Don’t forget, this year’s Sales Tax Holiday is coming up fast! The holiday is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-11.

What’s Tax-Free?

Texas law exempts the following items, with a few exceptions, from sales and use taxes, if priced below $100:

  • Clothing
  • Footwear
  • School supplies
  • Backpacks
  • Diapers (for babies and adults)

For More Information

More comprehensive lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free, as well as additional details about the holiday, can be found on the Comptroller’s website at TexasTaxHoliday.org.