Tax holiday set for Aug. 6-8

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The next state sales tax holiday is approaching as students prepare to head back to school.
During the holiday, Aug. 6-8, certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from state sales tax, according to the Virginia Department of Taxation.
Each school supply must cost $20 or less and each item of clothing and footwear must cost $100 or less, according to the site.
Some computer supplies also are included in the list. Retailers may add additional items if they absorb the sales tax.
For a list of exempt items, see www.tax.virginia.gov.