Summer’s reaching an end and kids will soon return to school. Back-to-school shopping is unavoidable, and the lists seem to grow as fast as your little one. Good news – you don’t have to break the bank! Some states participate in tax-free shopping weekends to help ease expenses.
17 states currently offer tax-free shopping weekends. In participating states, you can shop in-store or from an online/catalog seller that does business in the state.
For our Texas customers, the designated tax-free weekend is August 9th-11th – parents can save on items such as clothing, shoes, school supplies, backpacks, and etc.
Note: There are some exceptions. All items must be priced under $100, and not everything you may need can be tax-exempt.
Don’t let that discourage you from skipping out on tax-free weekend! Our fall semester starts on September 1. There are many items that will be tax-free and perfect for swim lessons! We’ve listed our favorite items that are tax-exempt below.
Tax-Free Eligible Items Perfect for Swim Lessons
Backpacks (athletic, duffle or gym bags DO NOT qualify as tax-free)
Lunch Boxes (great for packing snacks for lessons!)
School Supplies – Yes, school supplies! Creating an ‘art kit’ for your little one is perfect pre- or post-lesson if you have multiple kids taking lessons.