In anctipation of the crowds, Cottonwood Mall has added hours to its weekend schedule, staying open until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.
You wonder whether North Carolina will have its own tax-free holiday weekend? School supplies, computers and clothing, to name a few things!
The Exchange tried to contact the Laurinburg Walmart to see if there is a dip in sales during the tax-free weekend due to people traveling to SC but there was no word back.
Walmart is one of several retailers trying to make it easier for shoppers by having school supply lists available online and in the stores. Unlike a year ago, however, the sales tax doesn't apply to computers.
The tax exemption applies to parents' back-to-school shopping for their kids, and for teachers stocking their classrooms.
The sales tax holiday runs through Sunday, August 5, and all retailers in the state are required to participate. During those three days, shoppers will not have to pay sales taxes on clothes costing less than $75 per item and school supplies costing $20 per item.
Democrats have decried the holiday as an election-year gimmick.
English also explained that by shopping local the sales bump up sales tax, which brings in even more businesses to the area.
The restriction includes accessories like mouth guards and gloves, as well as cleated or spiked athletic shoes.
The August tax holiday, enacted in 2005, costs the state about $3.3 million, according to August 2017 data from the Taxation and Revenue Department.
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The Syrian warplanes are also taking part in striking the IS fighters in the areas where clashes are ongoing northeast of Sweida. While the Syrian army managed to prevent another attack two suicide bombers belonging to the group "Islamic state".
It also reported that the satellite images showed vehicles moving in and out of the factory, but not any missile construction. Trump, who met with Kim in Singapore on June 12, declared North Korea was no longer a nuclear threat to America the next day.
Rand Paul added on Twitter. 'Tariffs are taxes that punish American consumers and producers, ' Kentucky GOP Sen. She says Trump is already conducting bad trade policy and is now making it worse with farm subsidies.
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Jerry Brown said Wednesday that fires have become the new normal in California due in large part to the changing weather. However, the reduced wind speed aided in curtailing the blazes which helped the firefighters to extend the buffer lines.
Soon after, they were able to get DNA, which led them to the definitive conclusion that it was indeed a hybrid of the two species. Scientists do not know how old the hybrid is, but believe it is close to adult age.
Before the results were announced, Facebook's shares had closed in NY at $217.50, a record high, and had gained 23% this year . While the company reported a growth in all markets, its overall revenues missed analyst estimates.
The ailing Jobs handed the corporate reins to his chief lieutenant, Cook, in 2011. "A clean beat on the path to $1 trillion". That would put Apple's stock market value at $973 billion, based on its newly disclosed number of shares.
But we are going to adapt. "English people love that type of football - those type of games , and that's why I'm so happy here".
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