Texans Can Save Sales Tax on Energy Efficient Appliances
AUSTIN, May 7, 2013 - The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27.
“Texans can save twice when purchasing energy efficient appliances during the Memorial Day weekend,” Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said. “Shoppers are expected to save about $2.9 million in sales tax during the holiday, and the energy efficient products will also help them save on their utility bills.”
Estimated annual energy and water savings for eligible products are listed in the chart at the bottom. Clothes dryers are not ENERGY STAR® certified.
Audio clips about the ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday can be found at: http://www.window.state.tx.us/newsinfo/radio/.
Source: U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency