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Tax free weekend underway in SC

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This is the 14th year of the sales tax holiday in South Carolina.

The Department of Revenue predicts shoppers will save $3 million over the weekend, and in some cases stores offer additional savings to shoppers.

The the National Retail Federation predicts shoppers will spend 8 percent less than they did last year.

To stretch your dollar:

  • Look for coupons online before heading to the store. Many stores offer deals through their social media pages.
  • Look for codes to scan in the store with your cell phone for instant savings.
  • Opt for store-brand products.
  • Evaluate what can be re-used from last year.

For a tax free list click here.

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