tax holiday

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tax holiday

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(Banking & Finance) a period during which tax concessions are made for some reason; examples include an export incentive or an incentive to start a new business given by some governments, in which a company is excused all or part of its tax liability
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A tax free weekend provides consumers with a great opportunity to support local businesses while saving money, said Lt.
Dallas, TX, August 01, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Savvy shoppers are invited to experience a fashionable back-to-school getaway at The Fairmont Dallas just in time for Texas' Tax Free Weekend, which takes place August 5-7, 2016.
Retailers are hopeful that the upcoming tax free weekend will be the incentive needed for shoppers to buy new appliances, furniture and other staples.
Even without amendments, the bill is a hodgepodge of fiscal reforms: It includes a laundry list of changes to the tax code and gives the state comptroller the ability to call off the back-to-school tax free weekend if the state is short on revenue (an idea that House budgeteers have agreed to ditch).
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The State of Georgia is having their Tax Free Weekend from July 3, 2009 - Aug.
The State of Iowa's Tax Free Weekend is going to take place from Aug.
Currently under construction, the new location hopes to have the Grand Opening during Tax Free weekend on Friday, August 2nd, 2013.
Even small purchases were made fun during tax free weekend. Hessey Thomas, 32, of Worcester took a trip to Circuit City at The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley and bought a Bissell vacuum cleaner for $60.