The state of Texas is hosting their Tax-Free Weekend just in time for back to school.

With the start of the upcoming school year just a week away the tax-free weekend in Texas sales tax holiday is from Friday, August 9 and ends Sunday, August 11.

During the tax-free shopping weekend, state and local sales taxes will not be collected which means you could save up to $10 for every $100 you spend. Here are the items that are tax-free this weekend:

    • Clothing and footwear if the sales price is less than $100 per item
    • Clothing and accessories for items less than $50 each
    • School supplies
    • School art supplies
    • School instructional materials

School starts for the Texarkana, Texas, and Texarkana, Arkansas side starts August 14. Pleasant Grove and Liberty Eylau start on Monday, August 12.