There is great news for all families who need help with preparing their children for back to school. The sales tax holiday in Amarillo, TX will begin the second weekend in August and go for three days. The sales tax holiday will help you save money on select items under $100.
While these savings are not huge, they do help save on back to school shopping. Items that you will see on the exempt list include footwear, clothing, backpacks, school supplies and more that are under $100. Anything over $100 will not be included on the sales tax holiday savings. There will be an estimated savings of $74 million across the state and in local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.
The sales tax holiday in Amarillo will be August 9 – 11, 2013. This has been an annual event since 1999.
School starts back August 26, 2013. You can find the whole calendar online here: http://www.amaisd.org/calendars/1314.pdf
Before you shop, check out the Amarillo ISD’s dress code for each school. This will help you avoid buying clothing that is not within the dress code. The school system tries to create a safe and distraction free learning environment. You can view the dress code guidelines here: http://www.amaisd.org/b2s/dressCode.pdf
Are you new to Amarillo and have children you need to enroll in school? Find all the requirements for enrolling children in the Amarillo Independent School District here: http://www.amaisd.org/index.php?hard=pages/reginfo.htm
When you have more questions about schools in Amarillo, you can get your answers here: http://www.amaisd.org/index.php?hard=pages/reginfo.htm or contact them at 806-326-1000, 7200 Interstate 40 West, Amarillo, Texas 79106.
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