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Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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For Immediate Release

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May 20, 2013

Comptroller Reminds Texans the ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is This Weekend

(AUSTIN) — Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding Texans the state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend, from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27.

The sales tax break applies to ENERGY STAR® qualified air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less; refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less; ceiling fans; fluorescent light bulbs; dishwashers; dehumidifiers; and clothes washers. Clothes dryers are not ENERGY STAR® certified.

There is more information at: http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxpubs/tx96_1331/.

Audio clips about the ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday can be found at:  http://www.window.state.tx.us/newsinfo/radio/.


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