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Blog: This weekend’s sales tax holiday can save money — and water
Posted Date: 5/25/2017 2:30 PM
By Jennifer Nations, Water Resource Coordinator 

If your landscape needs a spruce-up, this weekend is the ideal time to upgrade your irrigation controller, install a rain sensor, and add mulch to your new drought-tolerant plants. 

And it’s all tax-free. 

The state comptroller’s office is offering a sales tax holiday Saturday through Monday on the purchase of certain water-efficient products. The tax holiday was made possible by legislation passed in 2015 that provides an incentive for Texans to conserve our limited water resources. 

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