If you're in the market for a new appliance, you could save money if you buy this weekend.
The state's annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday starts Saturday and a number of energy-efficient appliances qualify, from air conditioners to dishwashers.
In addition to pocketing the sales tax, you could see savings in your monthly utility bills. 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 tax-free holiday runs through Monday, and there is no limit to the number of appliances that can be purchased during the holiday.
While some items may be rated as Energy Star appliances, only the following appliances and household equipment are eligible:
- Air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less
- Refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less
- Ceiling fans
- Incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs
- Clothes washers
- Programmable thermostats
For more information, visit TexasPowerfulSmart.org