The City of Tuscaloosa will participate in the back-to-school sales tax holiday, which will begin Friday and last through the weekend.

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According to a release from the city, the state will waive the local sales tax on school-related items, saving Tuscaloosa shoppers 10 percent on select purchases.

The release said the following items will be considered tax-exempt, as designated by the state:

  • Clothing priced at $100 or less per article
  • School supplies valued at $50 or less per item
  • Books that cost $30 or less
  • Laptops, computers, tablets and printers with a selling price of $750 or less

The sales tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday and will end Sunday at midnight.

For more information regarding Alabama's sales tax holiday, visit

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