(Time) More than a dozen states host special tax-free shopping days during the back-to-school shopping season, so families can save a little while stocking up on things like pencils, notebooks, and computers.
Now some states want to expand the options far beyond school supplies, with measures that could waive the usual sales tax on guns, ammunition, and hunting equipment.
In mid-January, Arkansas State Sen. Bart Hester introduced a bill creating a "Second Amendment Appreciation Weekend" every September, when the 6.5% sales tax would be waived from firearm and ammo purchases. A similar bill was introduced about the same time in Texas, which if approved would make gun and hunting supply sales tax-free one weekend every August. Yet another bill put on the table this week in Tennessee would exempt guns
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