Sales Tax Holidays for Back-to-School Shoppers in 2017

These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer.

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Before you wander the aisles of your favorite department store to stock up on the new shoes and clothes your kids need to go back to school, first find out what deals your state (or one near you) is offering. There may be ways for you to save.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is an intern for She is a senior majoring in international relations and gender, sexuality, and women's studies at the College of William and Mary. At school, Smith serves as the news editor of The Flat Hat, William and Mary's student newspaper.