The legislature is expected to pass a bill that would give us sales tax holidays for back-to-school, hurricane preparedness and energy efficiency. 

The state Senate yesterday included a three-day back-to-school tax holiday in a $105 million tax cut package.  Shoppers wouldn't pay sales tax on clothing items selling for $100 or less, school supplies worth $15 or less, or computers on sale for up to $750.  That holiday would run for the first three days in August. 

The bill also includes a three day holiday on the purchase of energy efficient appliances in September and a nine-day holiday on hurricane supplies. 

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