Tennessee's sales tax-free holiday got underway Friday, just in time for the start of the new school year for most Middle Tennessee school districts.
The holiday began at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
Items that qualify for tax-free status include clothing, school supplies, and art supplies that are less than $100 per item, and computers priced less than $1,500.
Some area malls will be offering extended hours.
Rivergate and Cool Springs will be open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. both Friday and Saturday and then from Noon until 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Opry Mills will be open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday.
Items that do not qualify for the sales tax holiday include sports equipment, jewelry, handbags, reference books, computer parts, software, electronic readers and video game consoles, among other items.