There's one good thing about living in Texarkana you get to take advantage of two sales tax holidays. Texarkana, Ark. residents can cash in on Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday on August 5-6, 2017.

That means throughout the state of Arkansas you will be allowed to buy certain School Supplies, School Art Supplies, or anything school related or clothing free of state and local sales or use tax for back to school shoppers.

However there are a few restrictions. Here's a list of what you can buy tax free.

  • School Supplies
  • School art supplies
  • School Instructional materials
  • Clothing and footwear less than $100 per item
  • Clothing accessories and equipment less than $50 per item

Keep in mind that computers and software is NOT exempt. For a complete list of tax free items and rules and regulations please visit freetaxweekend.


The best way to save money on a tax free weekend is to plan ahead, make a list of items you need, look for the best sales in your area and maximize price matching if a store offers that. Happy Shopping!

Click here to see when Texas has their Tax Free Weekend.

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