Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Visit the Smoky Mtns TN-Save Money! Tax Free Wkend 8/1-3/08

What could be better than a Tennessee - Smoky Mountain vacation and saving money too !! Bring the kids for a mini vacation in the Smokies, check out all the Pigeon Forge Outlet Malls for the "tax free - back to school" shopping weekend from Fri 8/1 till Sun 8/3/08.

The State of Tennessee has it’s third annual August Sales Tax Holiday, which gives back-to-school shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain clothing, school and art supplies, and computers free of Tennessee sales tax, will begin on Friday, August 1.

“Getting ready to go back to school is a busy, important time for families to prepare their children for success,” said Governor Phil Bredesen. “This Sales Tax Holiday is an opportunity for families to enjoy savings on those items that kids need to be ready for a successful school year.”

The long weekend of savings begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 1 and ends on Sunday, August 3, at 11:59 p.m. The state’s dedicated Sales Tax Holiday Web site, http://www.tntaxholiday.com/, has been updated with new materials, including information about exempt items, frequently asked questions and more.

During the designated three-day weekend, consumers may purchase select clothing with a price of $100 or less per item, school and art supplies with a price of $100 or less per item, and computers with a price of $1,500 or less without paying Tennessee's state and local sales tax on the items.

Also, check out beautiful Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals for your TN Tax Free Weekend shopping trip.