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Don't Miss This Year's Sales Tax Holiday

Virginia’s annual Tax Free Weekend is coming up this weekend, August 2-4.

Whether you're preparing for hurricanes or the start of a new school year, you can save money (especially if you're preparing for back to school during a hurricane).

Over the course of the weekend, you can shop tax free on school supplies, clothing under $100, emergency preparedness items, and EnergyStar and WaterSense products.

Here’s a short list of qualifying items:

School supplies, clothing and footwear: • Qualified school supplies – $20 or less per item; and • Qualified clothing and footwear – $100 or less per item.

Hurricane and emergency preparedness products: • Portable generators – $1,000 or less per item; • Gas-powered chainsaws – $350 or less per item; • Chainsaw accessories – $60 or less per item; and • Other specified hurricane preparedness products – $60 or less per item.

You can also save on Energy Star and WaterSense products purchased for non-commercial home or personal use that cost $2,500 or less per item. For more information on the sales tax holiday, visit the Virginia Tax website by clicking here.

The clock runs out at midnight on Sunday, so save money while you can!

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