Parents and teachers will get a break at the cash register this weekend on back-to-school needs.
The State of Georgia is bringing back its Tax-Free Holiday. On Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11, shoppers will be exempt from paying taxes on everything from school clothes to notebooks to notebook computers.
Do you plan to take advantage of the Tax-Free Holiday or have you already completed your back to school shopping? Tell us in the comments section below.
Most clothing and footwear with a sales price under $100 is exempt. Computers, tablets, printers and other technology and accessories under $1,000 will avoid state sales tax.
Exceptions include cell phones, copy machines and digital cameras. School supplies under $20 will also be exempt. This includes pens, calculators and book bags.
For a full list of what's exempt and not exempt, see the PDF in our Media Gallery to the right. Just click on the PDF.
School starts Monday, Aug. 13, at DeKalb County schools, including the ones in Stone Mountain. Here is a list of Stone Mountain schools.