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Tax-free weekend in Arkansas on kids’ school supplies

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Jonesboro, Arkansas – During Arkansas tax-free weekend, you can save money on your kids’ school supplies.

The sales tax holiday for Arkansas runs from Saturday, Aug. 6 to Sunday, Aug. 7.

Shoppers will be able to buy certain electronic devices, school supplies, instructional materials, and clothing free of state and local sales tax, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.

According to officials, regarding limits on qualifying items, the exemption is limited to single articles of clothing which cost less than $100.

Items which cost $100 or more are subject to the full state and local sales tax.

All retailers are required to participate and may not charge tax on items that are legally tax-exempt during the weekend, the DFA said.

 

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