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School shopping sales tax holiday starts Friday

Get ready to go back to school with this year's sales tax holiday. (Photo: MGN Online) Get ready to go back to school with this year's sales tax holiday. (Photo: MGN Online)
MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) -

Parents shopping for school supplies for their children will get a break from sales tax this weekend.

The annual school shopping sales tax holiday starts Aug 2 at midnight and ends Aug 4 at midnight.

You can buy clothes, school supplies, and computers without paying state sales tax.

This year, many cities in the Valley will drop local sales tax as well, including Huntsville, Decatur, Florence, Athens, Guntersville, and Scottsboro.

Find out more information about this annual holiday, such as rules and participating cities, by following the links in the sidebar.

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