Sales Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and ENERGY STAR® Products this Weekend
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding families and businesses that they can save on purchasing certain water- and energy-efficient products this weekend during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays.
The holidays both take place Saturday, May 29, through Monday, May 31.
During the Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday, look for products displaying a WaterSense® label or logo. They can be purchased tax-free for personal or business use. These include showerheads, bathroom sink faucets and accessories, toilets, urinals, and landscape irrigation controls.
The sales tax holiday also applies to lawn and garden products that help conserve water outdoors. Items qualifying for the exemption include
Soaker or drip-irrigation hoses
Moisture controls for sprinkler or irrigation systems
- Plants, trees, and grasses
These items can be purchased tax-free for residential use only.
There’s no limit to the number of water-efficient or water-conserving products you can purchase tax-free. For more information on the Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday, visit the Comptroller’s website.
During the ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday, certain energy-efficient products displaying the ENERGY STAR logo can be purchased tax-free. It includes air conditioners priced at $6,000 or less, refrigerators priced at $2,000 or less, ceiling fans, fluorescent light bulbs, dishwashers, dehumidifiers, and clothes washing machines.
Visit the Comptroller’s website for more ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday details.