Just in time for back to school shopping, you can buy without paying any sales taxes for the rest of the day.  So shop until your hearts content until 11:59 P.M. tonight.

The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use, such as furniture, clothing, jewellery, art, writings, or household goods.

Items NOT included in the sales tax holiday include: hotel occupancy; amusement, recreational, and athletic admissions; repairs to tangible personal property; laundry, cleaning, pressing, and dyeing services; vehicle parking; the furnishing of cold storage space; printing services; and telecommunication services) or to leases or rentals of tangible personal property.

For more information, log onto www.revenue.louisiana.gov