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Tax-Free Weekends

Discussion in 'Money Talk$' started by TomVols, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. TomVols

    TomVols New Member

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    How many of you plan to take advantage of the Tax Free weekends offered by your state (if you have one)?
     
  2. FBCPastorsWife

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    This Tennessean is definitely taking advantage of it!!!
     
  3. Scarlett O.

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    Shopping.....tax free?

    Am I a female?

    Is the pope Catholic?

    :laugh: :laugh:

    Seriously, I may buy groceries today, but that's all. However, most of the mothers that I know have reserved this day to do all of their kid's back to school shopping. Multiple kids with clothes, uniforms, and supplies.....that would be significant enough of a savings to be excited about.
     
  4. Bible Believing Bill

    Bible Believing Bill <img src =/bbb.jpg>

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    Illinois does not offer a tax free weekend. I wish that they would, since we need to get the back to school shopping done.


    Bill
     
  5. JamieinNH

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    I live in New Hampshire... every weekend is tax free. :)

    Of course, they get their money in other ways.. car registertion is expensive, and other things are costly...

    Oh well.. The "man" will always get his share huh? :)

    Jamie
     
  6. Bible Believing Bill

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    Sales tax is really hard for my kids to understand. It's hard for the kids to understand why they can't buy something that costs $9.99 when they have $10 in their pocket. Logicly if something costs $9.99 why should you have to pay $10.81 for it? I try to explain that it's the tax, but they just don't get it.

    Bill
     
  7. StefanM

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    I've always thought that the displayed price should include taxes, just like with gasoline.
     
  8. SaggyWoman

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    Tax free in NC and OK
     
  9. Bible Believing Bill

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    The company I work for has stores in all 50 states and when I went into work yesterday I found out that they had mistakenly sent a computer file to all stores not to charge tax this weekend. Of course it should only have gone to stores in states that were having a Tax Free Weekend. They didn't get the problem fixed for several hours. I guess the company is on the hook for some sales tax.

    Bill
     
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    Tax free weekend? There is no such thing here. :(
     
  11. FriendofSpurgeon

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    Love it and plan to use for school supplies. For school clothes, we already bought the uniforms so time ago, so no savings there.
     
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