From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Parents will be able to find a little financial relief this summer as cities across Alabama participate in the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday.
On Friday, July 17, the City of Trussville, along with surrounding municipalities, will be participating in the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday providing shoppers a savings and an opportunity to purchase school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales tax.
Argo, Leeds, Moody and Springville are among municipalities participating. Several stores, including Academy Sports + Outdoors, are having special sales for the tax break weekend.
Exemptions apply to purchases of clothing ($100 or less per item), computers (single purchase up to $750), school supplies, art supplies or school instructional materials ($50 or less per item) and books ($30 or less per item).
The Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on the third Friday in July, and ends at twelve midnight on the following Sunday, pursuant to 40-23-210 through 213, Code of Alabama, 1975.