Save on Taxes and Energy During Memorial Day Weekend

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Save on Taxes and Energy During Memorial Day Weekend

Published on May 08, 2013 by Larry Crippen

The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25th, through Monday, May 27th.

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said, “Texans can save twice when purchasing energy efficient appliances during the Memorial Day weekend.” She said, “Shoppers are expected to save about $2.9 million in sales tax during the holiday, and the energy efficient products will also help them save on their utility bills.”

The sales tax break applies to Energy Star qualified air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less; refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less; ceiling fans; fluorescent light bulbs; dishwashers; dehumidifiers; and clothes washers. Clothes dryers are not Energy Star certified.

 

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