AUSTIN (KXAN) — If you’re looking for a new appliance, this Memorial Day Weekend might be a good time to do it since it’s Tax Free Weekend for water and energy-efficient products.
The tax holiday runs from Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28.
The following items are tax exempt:
- Products that have a WaterSense label or logo such as shower heads, bathroom sink faucets, toilets and landscape irrigation controls
- Lawn and garden products that help conserve water outdoors (soaker hoses, mulch, plants and trees)
There is no limit to the number of water-efficient or water-conserving products you can purchase tax-free.
Products that have the ENERGY STAR Logo can also be purchased tax-free. Those include:
- air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less
- refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less
- ceiling fans
- fluorescent light bulbs
- clothes washing machines
This is the third year the state of Texas has had a tax holiday for these products.