The Texas Comptroller’s office estimates shoppers will save about $12.6 million in state and local sales taxes during the Memorial Day weekend sales tax holidays.
“Inefficient appliances and outdated water systems can put a tremendous strain on our power grids and water supplies. By taking advantage of these sales tax holidays, Texans can make upgrades that will help alleviate those pressures and lower their utility bills — while saving money on state and local sales taxes.”
– Comptroller Glenn Hegar
Buy, rent or lease only the following ENERGY STAR-labeled items:
Delivery, shipping, handling, and transportation charges by the seller are part of the item's sales price. Charges for installing free-standing items are also part of the item's sales price. If the item you buy is not taxable, then these charges are not taxable.
Buy all products with a WaterSense label or logo
Unlike WaterSense-labeled items, these items are only exempt when purchased for residential use.
Buy items that are used or planted for:
Examples of qualifying items include:
Contractors, landscapers and other service providers: View details about tax-exempt items for business use.
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.