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Money Monday: Back to school savings

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana’s tax free weekend is happening Friday, August 7 through Saturday, August 8. 

Families can save money on school supplies because they will be exempt from the 4-percent state sales tax.

Also, Assumption Parish families can attend the school board’s 10th annual "Back-to-School Bonanza" on Saturday, August 15. It is happening at
the Assumption Parish Community Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The Assumption Parish School Board is giving away backpacks and school supplies. They are also providing health screenings for the upcoming school year.

Children must have their parents with them to benefit from the event. 

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