HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Need to buy clothes? Next week is the time to hit the stores in Connecticut.
The state’s tax-free week — which eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothes costing less than $300 — runs from Sunday through Aug. 24. It will undoubtedly be a welcome relief to back-to-school shoppers.
Consider the savings: If buying a $299 item, shoppers can save about $19, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.