For The Lancaster News
For parents trying to cope with high back-to-school expenses, some relief is on the way.
From 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, to midnight Sunday, Aug. 9, they can buy school supplies and some household items without having to pay state sales tax. In Lancaster County, that is a savings of 8 percent.
Exempt or sales tax free items include:
u Clothing and clothing accessories, including, hats, scarves, hosiery and handbags, and footwear