Sales tax exemption continues through Saturday

Monday, April 20, 2009 | 11:12 a.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY — Missourians won't have to pay state sales tax for new, energy-saving appliances through Saturday. The state's weeklong exemption allows consumers to purchase Energy-Star appliances without paying the state's 4.225 percent sales tax. Lawmakers included the sales tax holiday in a 2008 bill designed to increase energy efficiency.

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