You should totally buy a laptop and socks this weekend

  • School supply purchases will go untaxed this weekend

This weekend would be a good time to update your underwear drawer or replace the laptop with the lunatic hard drive. Certain items of clothing, school supplies and computers are exempt from sales taxes in Missouri on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The three-day, back-to-school sales tax holiday is a product of state law. Most counties and cities in Missouri are also participating in the program. We bought some socks at the midtown Costco this morning. The register charged $0.00 in sales taxes.

Though Kansas City, Independence, Liberty and Lee’s Summit are all taking part in the holiday, area shoppers may still find a small tax at the bottom of their receipts. Here’s why:

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