The annual back-to-school Tax Free Holiday begins Friday, Aug. 6, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 8. In Texas, the 2021 event exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (priced under $100) from sales and use taxes. The holiday applies to items purchased from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas.

Some exclusions apply; go to for more information.