As back-to-school shopping season is near, many parents will be disappointed to discover there is no sales tax holiday in North Carolina this year. In years past, clothing items, computers and many back-to-school supplies were exempt from sales during the first weekend in August in our state. However, the statute that made that possible has been repealed and 2014 will be the first year in a decade North Carolina will not enjoy the sales-tax-free weekend. Read more HERE.