Tulsa World: Tax-free weekend keeps retailers busy, shoppers happy

by Sara Plummer, World staff writer

August 9, 2012

Last weekend was again a busy one for Oklahoma retailers as the state held its sixth annual tax-free holiday.

From Friday through Sunday, people shopping for certain merchandise were able to buy those items tax free.

Oklahoma started the three-day sales-tax holiday in 2007. Clothes, shoes, socks, underwear, coats, uniforms and even costumes and formal wear were all exempt from Tulsa's 8.5 percent sales tax during that weekend. Jewelry, handbags, wallets and luggage were among the items that were not...

Read the entire story, including quotes from Tim Dreiling, co-owner of Fleet Feet, here.

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