Gear up for back-to-school shopping during tax-free weekend
PERRYSBURG, Ohio (WTVG) – The first day of school is just around the corner and that means it’s time to shop for school supplies.
A good time to start shopping is during Ohio’s tax-free weekend starting Friday, August 5th.
Almost everything costs more today than it did a year ago, which is why this year’s tax-free weekend is going to be extremely helpful for families doing their back-to-school shopping.
“Back to school is starting to pick up now,” said Russ Sporysz, the store manager of the Perrysburg Walmart. “Customers are trying to get a head start especially when they get that school supply list, and also looking to see if those items are going to be available for tax-free weekend so they can save a little bit more money.”
From Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th school supplies and instructional materials costing less than $20 per item will be