Texas Sales Tax Relief: What You Should Know

Texas sales tax relief is just around the corner. Here are the items that will soon be tax-free in Texas.

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Under new Texas sales tax legislation signed by Gov. Greg Abbott, some essential baby care items and feminine hygiene products will become tax-exempt in Texas.

“Every penny does count for families in Texas, and they have to struggle between buying diapers and buying food sometimes,” said Texas Rep. Donna Howard (D-48) in a statement regarding a similar sales tax relief bill she sponsored last year. (That bill never became law.)

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.