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Va. holds tax holiday for energy-efficient products

Friday - 10/5/2012, 9:34am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is holding its sixth annual sales-tax holiday on energy-efficient products.

From Friday through Monday, residential consumers can save money by buying sales- tax exempt heat pumps, dishwashers, washing machines, insulation, toilets and other products. They must be $2,500 or less and certified as being energy efficient with the Energy Star and WaterSense designations.

A complete list of tax-exempt items can be found at www.tax.virginia.gov.

This is Virginia's third tax-free holiday of the year. Hurricane-preparedness items get a tax-free weekend in May and back-to-school items get a similar weekend in August.


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