Miss. sales tax holiday this weekend

July 26, 2013 9:48:38 AM



JACKSON -- Mississippi's annual sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends at midnight Saturday. 


As in previous years, shoppers can save 7 percent on certain clothes and shoes that cost $100 or less per item. 


Sixteen other states have sales-tax holidays, with some going beyond back-to-school products to include tax exemptions for hunting and hurricane seasons and energy-efficient appliances and equipment. 


Alabama's eighth annual sales tax holiday for school-related items runs Aug. 2-4 and allows savings on certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing.