Alabama tax free weekend http://apr.org en Alabama Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 2-4 http://apr.org/post/alabama-back-school-sales-tax-holiday-aug-2-4 <p>Alabama retailers are getting ready for the annual tax free weekend for back-to-school merchandise.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The state will waive its 4 percent sales tax from Friday, Aug. 2 through Sunday, Aug. 4. The Alabama Retail Association reports that a record 274 Alabama cities and counties are waiving their local sales taxes during that weekend.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Items covered by the tax holiday include clothing priced at $100 or less, school supplies costing $50 or less, books that cost $30 or less, and computers and computer equipment selling for $750 or less.<br> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:37:30 +0000 The Associated Press 34452 at http://apr.org Alabama Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 2-4