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by Nancy Hightower - August 3, 2022
August is here! That means school is only weeks away for most in the state of Arkansas.
With that in mind, it may be beneficial for caregives or children to partake in this
weekend's Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday.
The Arkansas Sales Tax holiday can be a benefit for back-to-schoolers, but buyers
need to shop with care, said Laura Hendrix, associate professor and extension personal
finance expert for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. “Although it may be tax-free, it’s still not a bargain if it’s not something you will
use,” Hendrix said. “Continue to use smart shopping strategies during the sales tax
This year's Sales Tax Holiday will take place this Saturday, August 6th, and Sunday,
August 7th. There will be no local taxes collected for certain back-to-school products.
All retailers are required to participate.
Enjoy shopping and saving this weekend!
“Although it may be tax-free, it’s still not a bargain if it’s not something you will
-Dr. Laura Hendrix