East Texans expecting to pay less at the checkout counter on Saturday were surprised to learn that the sales tax holiday was still one week away.

Michael Vasquez was out shopping school supplies near Broadway Square Mall when he found out the dates that came up when he searched “Texas tax free holiday weekend” were incorrect.

“Then I see these signs that say it’s next weekend and it threw me off,” Vasquez said.

This year the sales tax holiday weekend runs from August 11 through August 13.

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