Parents getting their kids ready for the new school year will have the opportunity to save on supplies next weekend.

The Back to School Sales Tax Holiday will be from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 21 through midnight on Sunday, July 16.

Only certain items, such as school supplies, computers and clothing are eligible to be sold without state sales tax. Clothing must be less than $100 per item to be exempt. Computers, tablets and printers must be less than $750; supplies must be under $50; books must be under $30.

Diapers, robes, gloves and underwear are also eligible.

Some local municipalities are participating and removing local sales tax.

“The sales tax holiday offers parents a way to save on back-to-school needs,” said Alabama Retail Association President Rick Brown. “Saving money for consumers while stimulating sales for stores is what this weekend is all about.”

Full list of the tax-exempt items

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