Alabama's first sales tax holiday weekend for back-to-school purchases is growing in popularity.
With more than 120 cities and counties agreeing to join the state in Waive taxes the first weekend in August.
Officials expect more cities and counties to join before the deadline for signing up expires on Wednesday.
Several county commissions have scheduled special meetings Monday and Wednesday to vote.
Shoppers, even those without school-age children, will get to make their tax-free purchases on August 4th through the 6th.
Sales Tax Waiver:
The sales tax waiver applies to:
To help merchants prepare for the weekend and understand the rules, the state revenue department and two business groups will be presenting seminars throughout the state this month.
The revenue department will also have a hot line to answer merchants' last-minute questions.
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