Tax-free weekend begins Friday. Here’s what you need to know

HOUSTON – Tax-free weekend is here. Many parents use this time to prepare for school, but shopping looks a little different this year due to coronavirus.

Here are a few things to know for this year’s tax-free weekend:

When is tax-free weekend?

According to the Texas Comptroller, tax-free weekend will start Friday and go through midnight Sunday.

How will coronavirus affect my shopping?

Shoppers will be encouraged to maintain social distancing and other recommendations while in-store shopping.

According to the comptroller, people are also encouraged to “buy qualifying items online or by telephone, mail, custom order or any other means (including in-store purchases).”

What if I order online and it doesn’t arrive until after the weekend?


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