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Bill could create a school tax holiday

Posted at 3:05 PM, Aug 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-14 15:05:21-04

LANSING, Mich. — It can be expensive to get all the school supplies your children need so a couple of lawmakers have introduced legislation to give parents a break.

Those bills would create a 'tax holiday' on the third Saturday of August every year.

They were presented by Representatives Nate Shannon and Matt Koleszar on Tuesday and they would mean that you wouldn't have to pay or use sales tax on certain items.

Some of those tax-exempt items would include clothing, notebooks, pencils and personal computers

Koleszar says the tax holiday would also help teachers when they shop for their classrooms.

The bill would also set price limits for items ineligible categories.

There's no word yet on when these bills will be voted on.

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