Save money when doing back to school shopping starting today. North Carolina' Tax Free Weekend: The tax free weekend for general merchandise purchased in North Carolina is this today through Sunday, August 3-5, 2012. The Tax Free shopping applies to the following items:
- · Clothing, footwear, and school supplies under $100
- · Sports and recreation equipment under $50
- · Computers under $3,500
- · Computer equipment under $250
Then make plans for another time to save later this year: North Carolina's Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday. In North Carolina, the Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for November 2-4, 2012 and applies to certain Energy Star purchases.