Tax Free Weekend is here

By Holley Nees - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Tax Free weekend starts Friday and you better get ready.

One Lufkin store manager said he thinks there will be a lot of customers that take advantage of the good buys this year. You can get essential clothes and supplies for school, including backpacks, all without shelling out extra money for sales tax.

"We've been getting a lot of people up onto tax free because you know you have two types of people," said Buckle Manager Chuck Watkins.  "The people who want to beat the crowd and the people who want to be the crowd. So, we're expecting a really big crowd this weekend though."

Tax Free weekend starts at midnight on Thursday and continues until midnight on Sunday.

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