Friday, August 13, 2010

NC helps families with a 2010 tax free weekend

The recession has made it hard for individuals to pay for their everyday expenses. Going back to school can be hard for families who can’t afford to buy school supplies. 2010 NC tax free weekend will help numerous families get some cash til payday loan in North Carolina. Article source – Tax free weekend NC 2010 helps families in need by Personal Money Store.

Tax free weekend NC 2010 runs today, August 6 through Sunday, August 8

Tax free weekend NC 2010is great for those needing some cash quick. Individual school supply items may not be costly, but an entire list of must-haves for the first day of school can quickly add up. Without sales tax, numerous families can better afford to buy these supplies. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that many retailers are getting within the spirit and running sales on school items to help even more.

There can be a ton of pencils, paper and notebooks being sold. Nicole Lawrence, operations supervisor of an Office Max in Buncombe County, North Carolina told the Citizen-Times that “It’s insanity around here. Tax-free weekend is busier than Black Friday for us. It’s that way for most office supply stores.”.

Strategies for school buying

School supplies may not be the only thing on your list for that weekend. Shopping may be better at stores with more than just school supplies like clothing or sporting good stores. Remember, less driving means less gasoline consumed. Before leaving, check newspaper and online ads for sales, and do some comparison purchasing. Don’t wait when you know the item will sell fast. Perhaps most importantly, have patience. Stores are all going to be very busy.

Getting some assistance

An option is provided to those who need help financially more than just a tax free weekend in North Carolina. Any person who needs help can look towards Eblen Kimmel Charities like “Tools for Schools” which provide help to families in need, repots the Citizen-Times in an interview with Jan Blunt of Buncombe County Schools. Grade level and social security number are the two things required for this program. 50 Westgate Parkway is where Eblen Kimmel’s office is where supplies could be picked up on August 16. The Ingles market on Tunnel Road between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on August 11 is where and when you may donate school supplies to the charity.

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Eblen Kimmel Charities

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