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If you’re getting ready for school, here’s what you need to know

August 2, 2019
By Marcy Shortuse
■ STAFF REPORT If you’re shopping for back-to-school supplies this year, mark your calendar for the first weekend of August. That’s about when a tax “holiday” approved by state lawmakers will apply to clothes, backpacks and various school supplies, meaning such items will be exempt from sales taxes when purchased. The tax-exempt period runs from […]

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