Alabama sets tax-free weekend for school supplies | News
MONTGOMERY, AL (AP)- Alabama's tax-free weekend for back-to-school supplies runs Friday through Sunday.
The state is waiving its 4 percent
sales tax and many cities and counties are doing the same with their
local sales taxes. The state Revenue Department says the cities
participating include Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile,
Anniston, Florence, Gadsden, Opelika and Dothan.
Three of Alabama's four biggest counties- Mobile, Montgomery and Madison - are participating, but Jefferson County is not.
Items that qualify for the
sale tax break include clothing under $100, school supplies under $50,
books under $30, and computers and computer equipment under $750.
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