RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is giving shoppers a break on buying back-to- school supplies.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office says the annual back-to-school sales tax holiday will begin Friday and run through Sunday.
During the three- day holiday, shoppers at retail stores statewide won’t have to pay sales tax on notebooks, pens, calculators, binders and other school supplies priced up to $20.
Shoes and most clothing items priced up to $100 also will be exempt from the sales tax.
The Department of Taxation has posted a list of eligible items and guidelines on its website, http://www.tax.virginia.gov.
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