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(WTVM) -

It's almost that time of year again.

Families in Alabama and Georgia are gearing up to go back to school and getting ready for the annual tax-free weekend, which gives shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales tax.

Alabama's tax-free weekend begins Friday, Aug. 1 at 12:01 a.m. and ends Sunday, Aug. 3 at midnight. Georgia's also begins at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 1 but concludes Saturday, Aug. 2 at midnight.

Georgia will have an additional tax-free weekend starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 and ending at midnight on Sunday, Oct. 5.

Additional information and lists of all items that will be tax-exempt can be found at the following links:

More details on Alabama's tax-free holiday

More details on Georgia's tax-free holiday

(Can't see the links above? Copy the links below to see what items will be tax-exempt.)

Alabama
http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/STHolidayQuickRefSheet14.pdf

Georgia
https://etax.dor.ga.gov/salestax/bulletins/Sales%20Tax%20Holiday%20IB%202014.pdf

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