Dare we say that it's time to start thinking about back to school? That means the Tax-Free Weekend is just around the corner. It's a great way to get the kids ready for the new school year and save a lot of money.

In Arkansas, the Tax-Free Weekend will start at 12:01 AM Saturday, August 6 and go until 11:59 PM on  Sunday, August 7.

Certain Electronics Are Eligible

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Did you know that now in Arkansas certain electronics are on the list? That's right. According to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, certain electronics are tax-free during the state's tax-free weekend. These are items that are used by students in a "course of study" including Calculators, Desktop Computers, Cellular Phones, E-Reader, Computer Mouse, Laptop Computers, Computer Monitors, Printers, Computer Keyboards and Tablets.

Clothing & Accessories

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With a price of less than $100 per item. This includes just about everything. From undergarments, shoes, pants, shirts and dresses. Also included are a lot of baby items from diapers to receiving blankets. Clothing accessories with a price less than $50 per item including Briefcases, Cosmetics, Hair barrettes, Hair Bows and Handbags and more

And of course school supplies and a limited list of school art supplies.

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You can find the entire list of eligible items for Tax-Free Weekend and items that are not eligible. Be sure to check the full list here.

Online Purchases

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According to New 5 the spokesperson for the ADFA,  Scott Hardin said;

Tax free items are not limited to in-store purchases. Qualifying items purchased online, whether it’s a laptop or a lunch box, will be tax free if the item is shipped to an Arkansas address. The online transaction must be processed on August 6 or 7.

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