Texas Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend
MARIN CITY, CA - MARCH 26: An Energy Star label is displayed on a brand new refrigerator at a Best Buy store March 26, 2010 in Marin City, California. Government investigators from the General Accountability Office has concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department run Energy Star program is susceptible to fraud and abuse. Investigators attempted to get Energy Star certification for 20 fake products, including a gasoline powered alarm clock, which was approved along with 14 other phony appliances. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The state of Texas is bringing back the tax-free weekend for Energy Star compliant appliances this weekend.
The exemptions are good for both large and small household appliances like air conditioners, ceiling fans and even energy-efficient light bulbs. According to TexasPowerfulSmart.org, shoppers can save hundreds of dollars off the cost of the appliance and up to 75 percent in energy savings from the Energy Star products.
the sale is good through Memorial Day weekend beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and ending at 11:59 p.m. Monday.
You can find a complete list of allowed products here.
Published at 4:33 PM CDT on May 28, 2010