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Tennessee's sales tax holiday includes nearly all food purchases. What else can you save on?

Tennessee's annual sales tax holiday is here again. Starting July 30, Tennesseans can make most purchases on clothes, school supplies and computers tax-free, bringing savings of up to 9.75%. The holiday is always a huge boon for back-to-school shoppers, but anyone can take advantage of savings on everything from clothes to dry-erase boards to desktop computers.
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