El Paso Stores Prepare for Tax-Free Weekend
POSTED: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:06am
UPDATED: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 8:18am
EL PASO – Everyone loves a great deal, and local retail stores are hoping the state's Tax-Free Weekend will bring in big crowds.
The annual tax holiday runs from August 19th-21st and only applies to certain items like clothes, shoes and back-to-school supplies.
On average, shoppers will save $8 for every $100 they spend on qualifying items.
Coming up tonight on NewsChannel 9 at 5 and 6, find out how local stores are preparing for the Tax-Free Weekend.
For a list of items that are exempt from state and local taxes this weekend, click this link: