Plato’s Closet in Roanoke to pay sales tax all week ahead of tax free weekend

Every purchase during the week leading up to tax-free weekend will be free from state sales tax.

ROANOKE, Va. – Every purchase at Plato’s Closet in Roanoke during the week ahead of tax-free weekend will be free from state sales tax.

“We thought especially with everything going on right now, paying it a little early would help, especially with back-to-school shopping,” said store manager Jessica Maes.

Economists predict that consumers will take advantage of big back-to-school deals, and businesses are taking advantage of the peaked interest.

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“I think last year was one of the biggest back-to-school seasons we’ve ever seen with people getting out and going back to school, and I think this year we expect it to be just as big,” said Maes.

Plato’s Closet will be paying sales tax from August 1 to August 7, according to their Facebook post.


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