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Texas Energy Star Tax Holiday Begins This Month

Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE, Sales and Use Tax May 15, 2012

 Texas will once again be participating in their annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday from Saturday, May 26th though Monday the 28th.  During this particular weekend, big ticket items such as refrigerators and washers with an Energy Star rating are free from the 6.25% state sales tax.  Other states that offer a similar holiday throughout the year include Missouri, Maryland, and North Carolina.  This will be the 5th time Texas has offered the savings opportunity to residents.