School will be starting again soon, and that means buying a bunch of new clothes for junior. News flash: clothes aren’t cheap. But almost a third of the states now offer a brief, sales tax-free shopping period to ease the financial burden on parents. Fifteen states – including Texas, Florida, Oklahoma and Louisiana — will have the tax holidays this month. For a complete listing of the states and the dates for tax-free shopping, read this article. This is a great idea. All states should do it.
About Ed Housewright
Ed Housewright is the chief cook and bottle washer at Single Dad House. After three decades as a newspaper reporter, he’s trying to adapt to the social media world. He’s matrimonially challenged with two divorces under his belt and is trying to do a better job at raising his 15-year-old son, Connor. Follow Ed on Twitter: @singledadhouse.