For the first time in three years, back-to-school shoppers can save money on everything from crayons to computers during the two-day sales tax holiday.
The holiday, which begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and continues until midnight Saturday, means there will be no sales tax on clothes and shoes that cost less than $100 per item, school supplies that cost less than $20 an item, and personal computer-related electronics and accessories in a single purchase that cost $1,000 or less, according to the state Department of Revenue.
We have a ton of laptops, said Chris Ledford, a manager at the Staples store on Presidential Parkway in Macon.
Ledford said the laptops start at $350. The store is also stocked up on other items that qualify for the tax break.
In many counties across Middle Georgia,