The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Local Retailers Prepare For Tax-Free Weekend – Transylvania County NC

 


The N.C. Department of Revenue is providing parents of students an added incentive to head out and stock up on school-related supplies this weekend with the annual sales tax holiday, which runs from Friday through Sunday.

Started in 2002, the popular event offers tax-exempt purchases of items such as clothing, school supplies and computers.

While the savings of seven cents for each dollar spent might not seem like a lot, the savings can add up.

“It makes a big difference if you’re buying something like a computer,” said Dawn King, assistant manager at Wal-Mart in Pisgah Forest.

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