Sales tax holiday this weekend Posted in: Lifestyle Whether you’re in need of notebooks, rulers or running shoes, Texas Comptroller Glenn He-gar issued a news release reminding shoppers they can save money on those and other items during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-11. The law exempts sales tax on qualified items such ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!