AAA Texas Helps Parents Prepare Students for School, Membership Offers Discounts on Supplies and More

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Kids walking to school by Elizabeth Edwards
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(Irving, Texas) – Preparing students for the new school year can be very costly when they come home with lists of supplies and books they will need, as well as the discovery that many of last year’s school clothes or school uniforms are too small.  According to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Office, the state’s annual tax-free weekend is set for Aug. 8-10, 2014.  AAA Texas Members also shopping with Show Your Card & Save® partners can save on everything from pencils to laptop computers to a new wardrobe.

Many families are looking for ways to get clothes and supplies on a budget as they get their kids ready for the new school year.  Smart shoppers will take advantage of discounts to stretch back-to-school budgets.


“Many Texas families are very budget conscious as they prepare for the expense of getting their students ready for the new school year,” AAA Texas/New Mexico Public Affairs Representative Sarah Schimmer.   “AAA Texas is pleased to offer members savings on the items needed to ensure a successful school year.”


The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Office has a complete list of items that qualify for the tax-free exemption:

Visit for details on available discounts and a complete list of retailers and offers.


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