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2013 Dates For Texas Tax Exemption Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend

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Be sure to mark the 2013 back-to-school Texas tax-free weekend on your calendar to save on clothes, school supplies, and more.  The tax exemption weekend will take place August 9-11, 2013.  Note:  this is a week earlier than normal this year.

Texas residents can receive tax-free shopping benefits August 9-11, 2013 on the following categories:

  • Clothing (under $100)
  • Shoes (under $100)
  • Backpacks and messenger/book bags for elementary
    and secondary students (under $100 )
  • School supplies under $100 such as binders, crayons,
    paper, and more (see complete list of qualifying school
    supplies here)

To find out more, go to the Texas comptroller’s site, here.

 

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2012 Tax Exemption Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend for Texas Residents ~ Save The Date!

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Be sure to mark the 2012 back-to-school tax-free weekend on your calendar to save on clothes, school supplies, and more!

Texas residents receive tax-free shopping benefits August 17-19, 2012 on the following categories:

  • Clothing (under $100)
  • Shoes (under $100)
  • School Supplies (under $100)
  • Backpacks and messenger/book bags for elementary
    and secondary students (under $100 )
  • School supplies under $100 such as binders, crayons,
    paper, and more (see complete list of qualifying school
    supplies here)

To find out more, go to the Texas comptroller’s site, here.

 

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50% OFF at Ferre Restaurant ~ Wednesday, April 18

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More Tax Day Relief: Ferre is offering 50% OFF ALL Menu Items!
If you are looking for a nice midweek dinner on the town, take a look at Ferre Restaurant in downtown Fort Worth (across the street from Bass Hall). Wednesday, April 18, ALL food items and drinks on their Italian-Tuscan inspired menu will be offered at HALF OFF as part of their “Tax Relief” party!

A sampling of the menu items includes homemade Cavatappi Pasta with grilled chicken, white mushrooms, garlic alfredo or Brick Oven Pizza with fresh pomodoro, mozzarella, and sweet basil.

Details, details
What:
All food items at Fort Worth’s Ferre Ristorante are 50% Off Wednesday. Find more details as well as other specials here.
When:
Wednesday, April 18, 2012. 4:00PM to 10:00PM
Where: 215 E. 4th Street. Downtown Fort Worth, across from the Bass
Performance Hall, off Sundance Square. Get directions
here.

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Tax Day Freebies & Coupon Roundup ~ Cinnabon, Chili’s, P.F. Changs, Mayfest, Sonic and More!

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The tax man cometh and so do the FREE goodies and discounts for Tax Day 2012!  To show their empathy towards our tax plight, many businesses and organizations are giving away lots of freebies and deals in the coming days. We’ve compiled several promotions that will hopefully put some money back in your pocket and brighten up tax return day!

Note: Most offers are valid April 17th only. Click on links for more details of each offer.

Restaurants

  • Cinnabon ~ FREE Cinnabon Bites – 6-8PM, April 17
  • P.F. Chang’s ~ 15% discount for orders placed online, April 17
  • Chili’s ~ Get a  coupon for a FREE appetizer or dessert, April 16-18
  • Sonic ~ Enjoy 50% OFF drinks and slushes! 7AM-11:30PM, April 17
  • Subway ~Participating locations are offering buy one get one FREE 6″ Sandwiches, daily before 9AM during April
  • Arby’s  ~ Get a coupon for FREE value curly fries, April 17

Events, Grins, & More

OH, NO! Forgot it was Tax Day?

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Tax Tip: Homeowners Don’t Miss Out on $500!

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The Government’s Energy Saving Home Improvement Tax Credit is still available and worth as much as $500 back in your pocket. Even if you just did a home improvement job of replacing windows or insulating your attic you may have money coming back to you.  It’s worth checking out.  Go here to read more (from the IRS).  TurboTax does a good job of explaining improvements that qualify, here.

P.S.  If you are a TurboTax user, the software itself does a great job of walking you through the Energy saving credit details. For a limited time, Amazon has the DELUXE TurboTax Version for $26 (go here) ~ still the best price we’ve seen anywhere.

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50% OFF TurboTax Deluxe Download ($25 at Amazon For a Limited Time)

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Amazon has run some really hot offers this month including this $25 deal for TurboTax!  If you plan to use this do-it-yourself tax software this year, you might not want to wait on this one, as the price will unlikely stay this low for very long.

For a limited time, Amazon is offering TurboTax Deluxe for PC or Mac for $25 (50% OFF, MSRP $49.99) ~ it’s even cheaper than the “basic” version of this software!  This is the same version that is currently selling at Costco at their discounted box price of $39.99. We’ve looked around at our favorite discounters and can’t find anyone who has beat this price yet.

Go here to get the TurboTax download version for PC

Go here to get the TurboTax download version for Mac. 

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Reminder: 2011 Tax Exemption Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend for Texas Residents ~ August 19-21!

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Don’t forget that this weekend ushers in the 2011 back-to-school tax-free weekend ~ save on clothes, school supplies, and more!

Texas residents receive tax-free shopping benefits August 19-21, 2011 on the following categories:

  • Clothing (under $100)
  • Shoes (under $100)
  • School Supplies (under $100)
  • Backpacks and messenger/book bags for elementary
    and secondary students (under $100 )
  • School supplies under $100 such as binders, crayons,
    paper, and more (see complete list of qualifying school
    supplies here)

To find out more, go to the Texas comptroller’s site, here.

 

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