In the News
These brief statements, all "quotes" from the news media,
show the value and the power of Tax Free Shopping.
USA Today News....
"If retailers said everything is on sale for 5% off, people would laugh. But there is
a psychological appeal to get out of paying taxes".
CNBC News -- "Take Massachusetts. Last year, traffic over its two-day tax holiday increased 23.9 percent compared to the prior weekend, while sales increased nearly 60 percent", according to Retail Next data.
Columbus Dispatch -- "At Walmart, tax holidays in other states have triggered Black-Friday style crowds, resulting in a 20 percent to 30 percent increase in sales", said Walmart Manager Tina Shepherd.
Orlando Sentinel -- "This is going to be a complete madhouse", said Dave Burns, a Florida Department of Revenue spokesman.
13abc News -- JC Penney manager Jill Sterling said, "We had no idea is would be so big. It was great."
Boston Herald -- "Retailers are stocking up and staffing up for the hordes of shoppers expected for this weekend's state sales tax holiday."