What are you thoughts on sales tax free days texas

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What are you thoughts on "sales tax free" days (Texas had its sales tax free weekend in August), and how does this impact our government? Please note that not all states have sales tax free weekend.-Virginia used to have three separate days each year in which sales tax was waived for the day. Starting in 2015 the then governor decided to turn those three different days spread throughout the year to three consecutive days in August prior to school starting. I am for it because that is the only time we are given a break on taxes. I read in chapter 1 that most peopledo not really acknowledge the fact that each good purchased is taxed, but I can say that is not true for myself. I am always thinking about taxes, and here in VA it is even worse in my opinion because we are subject to personal property tax every year. A $50,000 car will run you $1500-$2,000 each year! So when compared to one day of sales tax to me it’s nothing but a token gesture. Below is an overview of what we can actually use each day, and I may add that it is not a real motivator for me to go out shopping just that day, perhaps if I had 5 kids maybe.School Supplies, Clothing, and Footwear: Qualified school supplies - $20 or less per itemQualified clothing and footwear - $100 or less per itemDetailed list of school supplies, clothing and footwearHurricane and Emergency Preparedness Items:  Portable generators - $1,000 or less per itemGas-powered chainsaws - $350 or less per itemChainsaw accessories - $60 or less per item
Other specified hurricane preparedness items with a sales price of $60 or less per item Detailed list of hurricane preparedness itemsEnergy Star and WaterSense Items: Qualifying items carrying either the Energy Star or WaterSense label with a sales price of $2,500 or less purchased for noncommercial home or personal use. 

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