Do you live in a state that offers a tax-free weekend during the summer? If you do, it makes sense to plan your back-to-school shopping around the event. In fact, many of them are scheduled to take place next weekend!
Even if you don't live in an area that offers a sales tax holiday, the savings could be worth driving to another state. See if you can get a group of friends and family members together to share the driving and travel expenses. (It could even evolve into an annual trip!)
The following states are offering a tax-free weekend event during 2013:
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