Deals to check out for tax free weekend in Texas

TEXAS (KXII) -- Texas shoppers will be looking out for big deals as tax free weekend gets underway Friday.

This weekend, the tax sales holiday will include clothing, backpacks, and school supplies that are under $100.

Those items that are exempt include notebooks, binders, crayons, shoes and athletic gear.

Some of the major retail stores offering tax free weekend deals include Academy offering 25 percent off apparel, backpacks and shoes.

Office Depot also is offering 25 percent off backpacks and lunch accessories.

Dick's Sporting Goods is offering 50 percent off Nike shoes and 15 percent off shoes priced over $70.

The tax free weekend will run from August 10th through August 12th.

For more on tax free weekend, you can go to https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/publications/98-490/.