Tax free weekend fast approaching

S chool starts in less than three weeks for most students in our area. Parents if you're still doing some back to school shopping the tax free weekend is coming up.

The tax free shopping for those in New Mexico and Oklahoma begins this weekend.

Here in Texas shoppers will have to wait until August 20th for the holiday.

Here is a list of what falls under the tax free holiday:

NEW MEXICOAug. 6-8, 2010Applies to:All clothing and shoes under $100 School supplies under $15 Computers under $1,000 Computer equipment under $500

OKLAHOMAAugust 6-8, 2010Applies to: Clothing and shoes Priced under $100

TEXASAug. 20-22, 2010Applies to:Clothing and footwear under $100 Includes backpacks under $100 for elementary and secondary students Includes layaway items